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Blog Archive for August 2013

It is with a heavy heart that we said farewell to a founding board member, Hazel Childs. She died peacefully at her home with her family around her on June 27, 2013. She had been suffering from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Hazel was one of Africa Bridge’s founders with her husband, Barry. Over the last […]

  When we last reported about Africa Bridge’s activities in the Mpombo ward, all 5 Most Vulnerable Children Committees (MVCC) were functioning smoothly and our avocado cooperative members were tending 10,000 healthy avocado trees. Fast forward to today, and we are pleased to report since then, several of Africa Bridge initiatives have moved forward. Most […]

Tanzania Celebrates Nane Nane 8.8 August 8th is Nane Nane. Nane is Swahili and pronounced,”nah neh.” The literal translation of Nane Nane is the 8th day, of the 8th month, “eight eight,” but in Tanzania is more commonly known as National Farmer’s Day! National Farmer’s Day is a public holiday that honors the nation’s farmers, and […]