My home in Tanzania

I started this blog hoping to find a feeling of home in Tanzania. From my arrival in Kilimanjaro, I had to take a plane, three buses and a motorcycle taxi, but I think I found home. As part of my assignment with Farm Radio International, I am researching its rice project in Mtwara that is supported by the Aga Khan Foundation. So, last Thursday, Emanuela … Continue reading My home in Tanzania

Tracing my family’s footsteps

  My granddad grew up in Arusha, Tanzania. He loves to tell stories about hiking up mountains and warding off snakes. I grew up wanting more than anything to explore this foreign place. I wanted to see the mountains and the snakes, to understand the Swahili words my grandfather spoke and to meet the Tanzanians who still live there now. This summer I’ll be working … Continue reading Tracing my family’s footsteps