A Lot Like You

A Film by Eliaichi Kimaro

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Drops of Hope

March 21, 2011

Mom and Dad’s water development project in our village of Mwika will be featured in an upcoming PBS documentary called Drops of Hope.  They recently met with Emmy-Award winning filmmakers Kris Koenig and Anita Ingrao who were shooting a documentary that critically examines “volunteerism and service in Tanzania, and the efforts to establish permanent sources and […]

International Women’s Day

March 8, 2011

March 8th marks the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the achievements of women past, present and future.  Hundreds of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social accomplishments of women. In New York, there will be […]

Tanzanian farmers mobilize against gender violence

February 25, 2011

A small-share farmers’ organization in Tanzania, MVIWATA, is taking a stand against domestic violence, sexual harassment, genital mutilation, women being deprived of food and water, forced into early marriage by rape. In Tanzania, 80 percent of rural people living in extreme poverty are women.  Women farmers are subjected to acute social and economic exclusion […]

Feb 6: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

February 4, 2011

This Sunday, February 6 is the UN Sanctioned International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation.   On February 6, 2003, Stella Obasanjo, the First Lady of Nigeria, officially declared “Zero Tolerance to FGM” in African during a conference organized by the InterAfrican Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health […]

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