Stories tagged with Tanzania
Once we arrive there, not without trouble as the rainy season reaches its peak, we enjoy a delicious meal, a soup made with locally bred chicken, then have a long night sleep to have us ready for the next day: we will have some... Continue Reading >>
Since the moment he spotted me (not a difficult task, but hey) in the steamy arrivals hall of the Dar International Airport, Yessaya has taken me under his wing, and treated me... Continue Reading >>
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The goal - train 2 of Tujijenge's branches in the Lake Zone on the Kiva process.
The taxi picked me up and 4 AM and I was headed to the Lake Zone for 5 days to train 2 branches on the Kiva process with my co-worker Yessya. ... Continue Reading >>
For much of the world, food is fuel. But far more than mere sustenance, food draws us together. It slows our pace and brightens each day. Calling upon all five senses, cusine...Continue Reading >>
Our first task of the day was to navigate our way to the south of town to meet with a group of Kiva Borrowers. Getting around in Dar es Salaam is no easy task. For me, it always feels like an adventure. I have great respect for the loan officers, staff at Tujijenge, borrowers, and everyone else that travel great distances each day to do their job. Dar is the 9th fastest growing city in the world and one needs to look no further than the roads to see proof.
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Marion Walls | KF19 | Tanzania
I’m on a quest to follow a Kiva loan from lender to borrower! How often have I dreamed of this whilst browsing my loans on a frosty winter weekend in Canada? Now I have an ideal opportunity to do so as the Kiva Fellow in Tanzania, so I’ll take you along for the ride!
My directions are set when a friend emails from Calgary: “I donated to the Jaguar Group. They’re asking for a loan in support of their beauty salon. I chose that one in honor of you – I figure you might want a haircut or a color...Continue Reading >>