Anne and I will be returning to Tanzania on October 6th. We have been told there is a down turn in the economy but when Tanzania is thought to be the 13th poorest nation in the world, it is hard to recognize a new onslaught of poverty. Our ten year commitment to Mufundi has been completed yet heartstring ties will always remain.Read More
A GIRL’S Dormitory!
The African Children’s Book Box Society, began its life as a literacy project inspired by Anne in 1991. Many years later, we have ‘put forth’ into many areas of need. Instead of a story by African authors for African children, this time I am telling a Tanzanian story by a Canadian author!
In 2015 Anne, Birgit and I sat with the Luhunga Secondary School, headmaster, Mr. Lalika, and the computer/English/geography teacher, Mr. FelixMhoka, while they told us that the parents, teachers and students desperately needed a girls ‘hostel'. Girls were vulnerable – 31 of them were staying in a dilapidated classroom with...Read More