Jan and Steve Hansen embraced roles as “Ambassadors of Karagwe University” as they conducted a community needs assessment for Karagwe University — wind, solar, water, health, and education. They agreed to help locate resources for the project.
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June 3, 2011 will be our large fundraising event at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. From humble beginnings to NASA shuttle pilot, our speaker, Duane (Digger) Carey is encouraging! Email us if you would like to attend (cost is $150 USD per person / $1500 per table of
Educate Tanzania Inc (ETI) relies on donated time, talent and funds. For the past three months, partner, Thomas M. Johnston, Attorney at Law has helped ETI develop its articles of incorporation, and get through the complex maze of U.S. government regulations so we can be set up as a l
Mr. Gregg Rutter will travel with his younger daughter to Karagwe in March to develop the concept drawings for KARUCO. Also, Gregg invited Hansens to present on the KARUCO project in Orono, MN where he teaches. Steve and Jan fly to Colorado on January 26 to present to Bernard Amadei’s
Our St. Thomas team waited for the strategic meeting with the bishop that was to begin at 9:00. We got rolling about noon but were delayed again when the bishop escorted Kaye to the bank to exchange money. The bishop introduced the General Secretary, Erasto Kamihanda, as the new conta
I love this place. During the night there was growling and barking right outside my door! Surprised me. I kind of wanted it to be a lion. Breakfast at 7:00am and ready for George, our driver, to pick us up for church. Picked up at 8:00am and got into the truck which already had four
I can hardly wait to get to Tanzania. The smells are so earthy. Dirt, compost, animals, vegetation. The sights are so contradictory. Women dressed so impeccably – a cow roaming the street. Rise and shine at 6:30am. Dressed, packed and ready to meet our driver. We arrived at the
Highlights include: 1) Landed in Amsterdam and went through customs; 2) Grabbed coffee and relaxed; 3) Put water in my camelback then dumped it when I realized that we couldn’t bring it on the plane (duh)!; 4) Took off sitting next to a linguist living in Uganda and translating