The ETI / KAD Summit Conference is going so well. Highlights are: — Reconnecting with friends and partners, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania (ELCT) Karagwe Diocese (KAD); — The presentation of Bruce Engel’s work about which Bishop said, “If 80% of this comes true, it will b
What a day 1. Bruce Engel (BE Design, NY), rolled out the pre-design work on the Rural Opportunity Centers and got solid feedback from KAD. It’s so invigorating to have conversation when local leaders ‘own’ the ideas. 2. We committed to “do this together”. ETI presented each member o
What’s a day’s drive in Uganda without Ben’s annual stop at the equator? Our friend there demonstrates how water flows clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere, counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere and stands still at the Equator. All within 40 feet of ‘each other’. Those reading w
2 flights down: One to go to get to Entebbe, Uganda. Looking forward to ‘landing’ at the 2 Friends Hotel, resting, then seeing our partners in Uganda & in Tanzania. But we’re doing our best to live in the present, and to enjoy the adventure of getting there. Adventure it is.
Team ETI (Sohan, Steve, Jan) are meeting up with Bruce Engel soon in Amsterdam. The team has its pitstop in Amsterdam. 7.5 hrs in flight (MSP-AMS) ‘down’ & 7.5 (AMS-EBB) to go. Then a night in Entebbe before the 6 hr drive to Karagwe. We are eager to arrive but enjoying the journe
ETI GIVE DAY in November kicked off the End of Year Giving Campaign. Generous donors gave over $20,000 to support the work in Karagwe. ETI’s main work currently is to build a food processing facility as part of the Rural Opportunity Center (ROC). Phase 1 focuses on food processi
THE SAVAT FAMILY STEPS FORWARD TO GIVE BACK Georgia Savat had a great idea. She told her children, Jan, Jon and Joel, their spouses, her grandchildren and her great grandchildren – all of them – that for Christmas, she would donate a set amount of money to charitable caus
You know your support is worth it. Take a look at UMN’s Dr. Johnstone and these beautiful, able, dedicated KARUCO students. Chris is on site interviewing students, staff and stakeholders for the KARUCO Impact Study. This is Dr. Chris Johnstone’s third evaluation on behalf of ETI