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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 […]

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 […]