February 22, 2011
Well, its Tuesday at 7am here in Bunju A, Tanzania. That’s right folks, I have seen the future and it is humid and filled with the screeches of indignant chickens. What an interesting phenomenon to be in a different time zone- though of course time is relative and I’m not actually in the future, it fills me with a sense of wonder and false superiority to think that perhaps I am.
February 16, 2011
Welcome to our blog, soon-to-be faithful followers.
Well, I’m off again. This will be my second trip to Tanzania, and I am more excited than ever. Better yet- my mother is less worried this time, thanks to my promise to avoid “getting cut” at all costs. I’m a member of a fledgling non-profit organization known as the Tanzanian Education Project. For a full run-down of what this fantastic organization is about, please...
February 15, 2011
“Sauti”, the Swahili word for “voice”, is a new take on the travel journal. A voice for a burgeoning non-profit organization, the Tanzanian Education Project, as well as a medium for communication for volunteers and students abroad, Sauti will bring the experiences of previously disillusioned college grads to life. Follow two of our volunteers, Kristina and Eileen, as they navigate the murky waters of volunteer work and...
September 29, 2010
I know some amazing ladies that went to Tanzania last summer to volunteer at a school. Well they did more than that: one of them actually created a non-profit to raise money, health supplies and collect a library’s worth of books. You can learn about their commendable work at http://tzeducationproject.blogspot.com/, but I’ve seen pictures of their trip and some sites look breathtakingly, otherworldly.
February 26, 2010
Over $2000 raised by local and student artists for the Tanzanian Education Project to send school supplies to West Africa