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Julius Nyerere on university students


Julius Nyerere was Baba wa Taifa of Tanzania, ‘Father of the Nation’, and his portrait still hangs in many shops, banks and schools. He also bore the title Mwalimu, ‘Teacher’. Education was a massive priority for him and this is what he had to say about university students. Those who […]

One year in: tricky things


There are many things to love about life in Tanzania, but there are always some things that come more naturally than others. Some aspects of culture are still tricky for us, and some things we’re just not that used to yet, or able to function as well in. That’s not […]

One year in: things I love


Today we have been in Tanzania for a year. There are many things to love about living here and some that we still find tricky. I thought I’d share some of them with you. Things I love about living in Tanzania: The fruit! Mangos, avocadoes and pineapples! Especially at this […]

Answered prayers 2013

Coming to the end of the year, we reflect on what has happened in the last twelve months. It’s been a full one for us! Recently I’ve been feeling the weight of unanswered prayer: loved ones in crisis, practical things that have gone wrong, not being able to see the […]