We’re spending some of the uni holidays visiting village churches. Our experience of Tanzania has been largely urban but ‘the village’ is the backdrop to the Tanzanian zeitgeist as well as the background or future for many university students. We’re doing the visits separately so that the other of us […]
Christmas is a time of great joy, but not because we ignore the hard and hurtful things. Christmas is a time of great joy because God has not left us in this on our own; he has joined us that he might heal us. Thanks to The Advent Project for […]
As the new academic year begins in Dodoma, it seems like every weekend features another mkesha, the big all-night gathering for university students. The mkesha phenomenon is little more than a decade old. We’re told it began in Dar es Salaam around 2000. With packed daily timetables, students were busy, but were […]
Tanzania Snapshots is our educational video library, designed to provide cross-cultural perspectives for our partner churches.
Part of the narrative of modern-day Africa is that it is all changing so fast. Working at a university and living in a university town, we get to see some of that change. Expats who were in Dodoma 10 years ago tell me that they owned one of the few […]
Here are 5 things about living in Dodoma that are different from how I thought it would be:
What if a generation of a nation’s leaders were living for Jesus? We’re spending the next 10 years working with university students in Dodoma, Tanzania’s new education capital.