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End of Year Giving

November 27, 2014

Our supporters are the best! And for End of Year Giving – you can take advantage of our Matching Grant from the Oswald Family Foundation. It’s really simple. Every donation through Dec 31st – up to $10,000 – will be doubled. So click donate and help ETI bring Internet to KARUCO.  You can make a…

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ETI Website 2.0!

April 28, 2014

Check out Educate Tanzania’s new “Window to the World” – ETI Website 2.0.  This new look was brought to you by Eric Johnson, owner of HardlyNeutral Consulting and his associates. Eric spent loads of time this past year interviewing ETI board and officers on what was wanted in a new website, then volunteering and donating his professional…

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Why Build a University in Karagwe?

May 13, 2013

Why Establish a University in Karagwe? KARUCO – Karagwe University College The aim of establishing KARUCO is to prepare young people from Tanzania to build entrepreneurial Agri-business committed to sustainability and social justice – – That will bring social and economic transformation to Karagwe and surrounding areas. Why Entrepreneurial Agri-business? Agriculture is the backbone of the Tanzanian economy. More…

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Karagwe Unplugged 10 – Building KARUCO

March 13, 2013

The focus of this final photo journal entry for the “Karagwe Unplugged Trip” is “Building KARUCO”. Building KARUCO means many things – building the campus; developing the program; establishing the infrastructure needed; building financial capacity through ETI – to name a few. This entry however focuses on the actual bricks and mortar. Speaking of which,…

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Karagwe Unplugged 9 – KARUCO Site

March 12, 2013

These images show where the Karagwe University College – KARUCO – will be. Visit our Tanzanian partners’ website to learn more about the beautiful location, see a site map, and read “Why a University in Karagwe?” If you haven’t done so already, feel free to take a few minutes to check out previous blogs for…

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Karagwe Unplugged 8 – People Posing (3)

March 11, 2013

The focus of this photo journal entry is “People Posing (3)“. There are few things as beautiful as Tanzanians going about life as they do, and therefore few things as lovely as capturing their candid moments. Having said that there are some wonderful opportunities to line up, gather people together, and memorialize events, meetings, and…

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Karagwe Unplugged 6 – The People (1)

March 10, 2013

  The focus of this photo journal entry is “The People.” What could possibly be more interesting than people? We start with a compelling photo of a young girl transporting a small bag on her head. The caption asks you to imagine your life activities and then replace 75% of them with the one activity…

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Karagwe Unplugged 7 – People at KARASECO (2)

March 10, 2013

The focus of this photo journal entry is “People of KARASECO.” Karagwe Secondary School is one of the best academic schools in Tanzania and is adjacent to the land for KARUCO. KARASECO will be a ‘feeder’ to the university. You can visit the ELCT, Karagwe Diocese website to get more information on KARASECO.  This set…

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Karagwe Unplugged 5 – SOILS

March 9, 2013

The focus of this photo journal entry is “SOILS”.   The sure way to keep Dr. Jay Bell happy is to let him play in the dirt. Perhaps “play” is a stretch of the word for this Associate Dean of Faculty Affiairs at the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) at the University of…

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Karagwe Unplugged 4 – Foods 2

March 8, 2013

The focus of this photo journal entry is the second entry on“Foods.” See previous blog for particulars of crops of Karagwe – beautiful banana, coffee, pineapple, sugar, avacado, tomato, potato, cassava, maize, papaya, mango, and trees to name some staples. As I said in my last entry, challenges, due to limited broad-based understanding of some…

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