July 28, 2017

I know this blog is dedicated to The Toa Nafasi Project and the work we do supporting children with learning difficulties in public primary schools in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, but I … Continue reading

Turn, Turn, Turn

July 26, 2017

“The Reverend Mother always says, ‘When the Lord closes a door, somewhere he opens a window.’” So says Maria in The Sound of Music as she finally admits her love … Continue reading


July 17, 2017

Hey readers, and pole sana for the delay in posting this blog entry.  I’ve been here, there, and everywhere in between with barely a moment to catch my breath!  At … Continue reading

Mama Joyce

June 22, 2017

I feel like only die-hard Bravo fanatics (like myself) will get the pun of this post’s title, but nonetheless, I shall forge ahead. The “Mama Joyce” in question here is … Continue reading

Education My Foot, Use Your Brain!

June 20, 2017

Please, please, please, PLEASE read this amazing column by Anthony Tambwe from the Daily News. Love, love, love, LOVE that this newsman is using his media platform not only to … Continue reading

The Taxman Cometh

June 13, 2017

What can I say?  Like father, like daughter….  As I was flipping through my news alerts this week, this one from The Citizen caught my eye and caused me a … Continue reading

Pitch Tents, Not Fits

June 2, 2017

Hi guys.  I bet you never thought this day would never come.  I certainly didn’t. The tent at Mnazi Primary School is pitched!  A year and a half after we … Continue reading

Let’s Get Wet!

June 1, 2017

As everyone knows, I am currently in New York, attending to various matters stateside; then headed to Perth, Australia in just three weeks for the biennial IASE (International Association of … Continue reading

“Every Schoolgirl a Pad”

May 30, 2017

The title of this week’s post refers to the headline of an article I found in the Tanzania Daily News, marking Menstrual Hygiene Day 2017, which was May 28th. Although … Continue reading

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