Mlali

Mlali is a very small town in the middle of Tanzania.  It lies on a plateau at the base of Mt. Mlali, overlooking an iconic and stunning savannah.  The roads are made of red dust, which finds its way onto every inch of my body by the end of the day.  The sun sinks down peacefully every day beyond the …

Daily Life at Glorious

With 300+ students, 30 teachers and staff members, community members stopping by to meet with Alice about the community housing project or the microfinance project, the campus is always bustling with people and there is always something going on (even during school breaks!).     Over the break, the kids loved watching movies, especially Tarzan!     Rebecca, one of …

Shop Units Update

The team has made so much progress on the shop units over the past two weeks! I can’t believe that, in such a short amount of time, the foundation for the shop units is almost done! As discussed in the first shop units update, the shop units will provide rent-free space for QEA to sell their surplus from the school …

Wazee

When it comes to international development we tend to set our sights on the future. Even in my work I have always been forward focused – building, developing, educating. By investing in the next generation we are helping provide access to the tools needed to bring change to a community. There is even a very noticeable trend in international giving; supporting …

Familiar Feelings in the Unfamiliar

It wasn’t clear what exactly I was expecting to feel after landing in Tanzania, thirteen days ago, but as we sped along the dirt road, I gazed out the window into the unknown and found myself feeling comfort and certainty of a connection to this place. I woke up with a new mama and three sisters, a host family eager …