Blog Posts

ASHA Conference – Washington DC

March 28, 2015

ETI heads to Washington DC March 29 – April 2 to meet with USAID/ASHA staff and attend the Annual ASHA Conference.  Along with 150 others, Jan Hansen (ETI) and Sarah Cohn (Cohn Consulting) will attend sessions about food security in developing countries, construction of successful schools, grant writing, advocacy for democratic values, International partnerships and more.…

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EARTH University Celebrates 25 Years

March 26, 2015

EARTH University Celebrates its 25th Anniversary! ETI congratulates its partner – EARTH University, Costa Rica.  What EARTH has done to change the developing world is inspiring.  Its lofty mission? To prepare leaders with ethical values to contribute to sustainable development and construct a prosperous and just society.  And EARTH has been successful in carrying out that mission…

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Save the Date!

May 29th – ETI’s 5th Anniversary & Fundraiser

March 21, 2015

The first Friday after Memorial Day – May 29 – Educate Tanzania Inc (ETI) 5th Annual Dinner and Fundraiser. The focus this year?  If you have been keeping up with the blog, you won’t be surprised that the focus is on “Waste No Drop!”  Yes, ETI and our Tanzanian partners will do all in our…

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Waste No Drop!

March 15, 2015

 Christopher Jones, Principle at Inventoris collaborated with John Wade (MSAADA Architects), the  KARUCO Task Force and the KAD Management Team to design a comprehensive water harvesting system for KARUCO.  This is no small task. KARUCO – Karagwe University College – must have water in order to open in October 2016.  To achieve the team’s goal,…

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TEN Buildings at KARUCO!

March 9, 2015

 TEN BUILDINGS at KARUCO! There are 10 buildings at KARUCO, 7 constructed completely and 3 in progress.  ETI salutes its  partners, Karagwe Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania (ELCT) on its  transparent and frugal use of funds to build such sturdy buildings on this gorgeous  1,000 acre site.   Our architect partners, MSAADA…

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Cohn Consulting Spearheads ASHA Grant App

March 2, 2015

Educate Tanzania has known ETI Partner, Sarah Cohn since before ETI was born.  As an Evaluation and Research Manager at the Science Museum of Minnesota, Sarah was hired by the University of St. Thomas during Jan’s first year as co-founder of the Center for Engineering Education at UST.  Sarah did such a great job that when she…

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KARUCO Water and Energy Team Returns

February 24, 2015

KARUCO’s Water and Energy Team is back at it in their respective home countries.  John Wade (MSAADA Architects) is back in Mwanza busy with other projects in Tanzania as well as moving the KARUCO project ahead; Albin Mathias (Powering Potential) is back home (near Arusha) and Christopher Jones (Inventoris) and Jan Hansen (ETI) are back…

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Site of the Landmark Tower

KARUCO Water and Energy

January 18, 2015

TRAVEL BLOG 2015 :  1 On January 23, the ETI Travel Team ’15 will be in the air headed to Amsterdam, then Kampala, Uganda, then Kayanga, Tanzania.  Our team of four is excited to carry out the program goals of: 1. Assessing needs and resources for water, and ‘fit’ for scalable system technologies; 2. Assessing…

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Intern, Rachel Vipond, Rocks Project for Awesome!

December 19, 2014 Project for Awesome – Educate Tanzania From her passion, zeal and impelling words to her ”weird hair flip” (@1:33 – don’t miss it!) Rachel Vipond really hit the mark with her creative piece to promote Educate Tanzania.  Rachel introduced the ETI Board to Project for Awesome or “P4A”, which is a community-driven charitable movement…

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Check Out Project for Awesome!

December 13, 2014

Mucho thanks to Media Intern, Rachel Vipond at Iowa State who put her heart out there for ETI.  Check out her video and then BE SURE to vote for Rachel’s vid.  Voting is the whole point.  Unless of course you are into Rachel’s “hair flip”.  So please help us create some froth for ETI –…

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