Balance for the Better is the slogan for 2019 International Women’s Day. The project women, my sisters, do about 80% of the household chores in comparison to their male companions. Yet they all agree to do more, to take on running a business through the project. Digging deeper – Kazi Sana (Caw-zee San-ah) hard work […]
This short video lets Vicky describe for you how she started with the project and where she is now. (v-log 1 min 54 secs) It is an important lesson about managing risk by diversification. She is one smart business woman (selling turkeys to the ex-pats at Thanksgiving! Smart) A great leader and example for the […]
A short and sweet video with a message from Vicky, the Bridge to Africa Project Coordinator. She is getting over her camera shyness. v-log 42 seconds
It is truly my pleasure to introduce you to Vicky. She is one amazing woman. Passionate and driven to create a better life for herself and for the women. In this first video she is a bit camera shy. She gets over it though. There are two more short videos about her in the coming […]
Meet Miriam Exaud, female entrepreneur. Miriam lives in the village of Materuni (Matt-er-roon-knee) with her children. She is rare amongst her Project peers because she is the only person out of 20 in Groups D &E who has chosen to farm potatoes and beans. All 19 other group members are pig farmers in Materuni. What […]
At this time of year, I am normally packing my bags (100 lbs or more), winding up work, checking electronics and eating the last of the food in the fridge. All to get me on the 35+ hours of flights to Kilimanjaro International where the welcoming hugs and the sun are warm. Due to a […]
She is however not letting that stop her. A gift from one sister to another a world away.
To all the moms out there… Happy Mother’s Day for making the world a better place. Love, S Materuni Village meeting – Group E – Always some laughter mixed in with business.
Convenient and space saving travel gadget – the USB multi-ended charging cord
Oh this is something you have got to get…be gone the days of the chunky electrical adapter with all the accessories to carry around. Most of them let you charge one device at a time. Be hold the adapter with the built in plugs that fit most electrical systems in the world. And what makes […]