Tag Archives: Africa

Snapshots & Whatnot: (lens-worthy) images

SNAPSHOTS:  Today we’re taking a pictorial safari in Africa… Pretty pink flamingos in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania Meandering elephant in Samburu National Reserve, Kenya “Habari?” (How are things?) Ostrich in Kenya A pride of lions (parked in front of our land … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day 2016

As we commemorate World AIDS Day 2016, we remember the 35 million people who have died from AIDS related illnesses and the 37 million people around the globe who are currently infected with the disease. Before moving to Tanzania in … Continue reading

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Wednesday Photographs: African Proverbs (a pictoral view)

Once again, it’s Wednesday Photographs on THURSDAY!  Started out with one fun pic from Tanzania to share… then read a wonderful book of African proverbs a dear colleague gave me in TZ (trying to find one for the pic..) Had … Continue reading

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…malaria, malaria, malaria …. (part 1)

25 April is World Malaria Day… and we should care, because? A MILLION CHILDREN DIE EACH YEAR FROM THIS PREVENTABLE DISEASE (and lots of adults) & MILLIONS OF PEOPLE GET REALLY SICK. Since many of these folks live in sub-Saharan … Continue reading

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Inspiration from South Africa &… Nelson Mandela

While working in Tanzania, we were blessed to have lots of support from the South African High Commission (the High Commissioner, Theresa Mary Solomon) & the South African Business Forum. It was inspiring to see black & white South Africans … Continue reading

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MOVIES: Amazing Grace (& the Abolition of the Slave Trade)

Last week Mama (the célèbre) chose ‘Amazing Grace’ for us to watch on her birthday.  As always, the true story of William Wilberforce’s tremendous efforts to end the slave trade in the late 18th century is SO VERY INSPIRATIONAL. At … Continue reading

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WAKE UP WORLD!!! it’s AIDS day….

In Tanzania we developed an HIV/AIDS campaign entitled “Kuamka” –WAKE UP! – a challenge to parents & children for open dialogue before it’s too late.  Unfortunately for over 28 million victims of HIV/AIDS, it IS too late, but today the … Continue reading

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