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Blog Archive for June 2013

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s capital, is a popular tourist destination with its beautiful beaches, many sights and delicious culinary options. The city is also the economic, cultural and political center of Tanzania with a population of about 4.3 million and still growing! Dar es Salaam also serves as a major hub for travelers and trade in East […]

All Africa Bridge dairy cow cooperatives in Masoko, and two from Isongole participate in the Faraja Farmer Association’s milk collection program. The Faraja Farmer Association was established in 2000 and includes members from Africa Bridge, The Heifer Project, as well as, individual and small Tanzanian farmer groups. Faraja’s membership base stems from wards in the […]

Sunday, June 16th is the Day of the African Child. This day draws attention to the issues facing African children and this year’s theme is “Eliminating Harmful Social and Cultural Practices Affecting Children: Our Collective Responsibility.” Historically, June 16th, 1976 marked a sad day. Thousands of students had taken to the streets of Soweto, South Africa […]

In northern Tanzania, just west of Arusha you will find the beautiful Ngorongoro Crater. An estimated 2.5 million years ago, the old volcano collapsed to form this crater. Today, it is the largest unbroken caldera in the world and home to about 3o,000 different animals, including a rare black rhino. Known for it’s breathtaking landscape […]