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Blog Archive for March 2013

In rural Africa, people often do without electricity, running water and indoor plumbing. Many families don’t have enough pairs of shoes to go around. Regardless of income level, folks almost never have cars; a village motorbike is a luxury. There is one thing, though, that appears more often than you might think: mobile devices. As […]

Coming together to make a difference We’ve started our work in the Lufingo ward, located in the Rungwe district of the Mbeya Region in SW Tanzania. Our Tanzanian field crew invited representatives from all seven villages of Lufingo to a 3-day meeting. More than 100 men, women, and children came together to decide how they […]