Blog Posts


January 26, 2020

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 journey.

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December 27, 2019

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 processing of groundnuts, honey and milk (drying, processing, canning…

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The Savat Family Gives Back

December 15, 2019

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 causes that she finds most meaningful and that are…

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UMN Meets KARUCO Students

November 24, 2019

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. He has previously conducted the KARUCO Impact Baseline Study…

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ETI Kicks Off EOY Giving

November 17, 2019

ETI is pleased to have hosted the ETI Fall Give Day Breakfast, brought in $18,000+ and kicked off the End-of-Year giving campaign. Click below and donate today. Be part of the story!

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November 10, 2019

A quick reminder for all who want to help ETI and KAD build a food processing facility in Karagwe. Join us Nov 14th!

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November 4, 2019

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Like the Noonday

October 13, 2019

There’s a verse: “If you do away with the yoke of oppression, with the pointing finger and malicious talk, and if you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday. Isaiah 58: 9-10…

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ETI Gifts & In-Kind Total Over $2M

October 6, 2019

Since inception in 2010, ETI brought in $635,000. (USD) in cash gifts and $1.5M in donated services. With those gifts totaling over $2.1M, ETI donors helped build KARUCO – Karagwe University College. Every dollar was maximized as ETI partnered with others to fund the 1000-acre site plan; campus classrooms, science lab, library, staff housing; entrepreneurial…

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Transformational Investment

September 28, 2019

Educate Tanzania has operated on a no-nonsense business model that is mindful, responsible, based upon authentic partnerships, calculates costs, thinks through outcomes and adjusts course based upon indices from evaluation and accountability. The oft-criticized and stereotypical model of “doing for the poor” was never the way ETI conducted its business. At inception and with no…

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