In the English dictionary, ustawi (ooh-STAH-wee) is prosperity or welfare; mafanikio (ma-fa-nee-KEE-oh) is accomplishment or success. The latter is a very popular topic for teaching in Tanzania. The former does not feature as much, but a long-time missionary suggested it to us as an alternative to mafanikio to distinguish prosperity […]
“If you want a sermon to learn about riches,” said the preacher, “go elsewhere, because we are talking about the pathway to our permanent home.” Then he spent the rest of the sermon talking about attaining success. It was one of those moments when I realised again that what westerners […]
[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/105108849 w=600] Tanzania Snapshots is our educational video library, designed to provide cross-cultural perspectives for our partner churches.
At TAFES finalists’ day, graduating students have a chance to ready themselves for their futures, with sessions like ‘Finding balance after campus life’ and ‘Career and work skills development’. The session I went to was ‘Discovering and utilising your potential’, and the bulk of it was devoted to specific life […]