Blog Posts

KAD’s First Tractor!

April 18, 2019

THINK WHAT ONE TRACTOR CAN DO Farming without a tractor? Difficult to imagine. But in Karagwe, it’s difficult to imagine farming with one. ETI and Partners envision a mechanized tomorrow for Karagwe’s farmers, so ETI donors helped fund KAD’s first tractor and plow. KARUCO students and area farmers will be sharing their use. All anticipate that…

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Why Do I Care?

April 7, 2019

Let’s listen in while Charlene Saley – ETI Supporter – tells why she cares. Char is a math teacher in northern Minnesota and was inspired by the ETI story. She traveled with nine others to Tanzania in 2017 and witnessed first-hand the inauguration of Karagwe University College. She shares about the impact of meeting the…

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Dini Mbalimbali – Amani na Maendeleo

March 24, 2019

DIVERSE RELIGIONS FOR PEACE & DEVELOPMENT (This is a post from 2016 presented by ETI Partners, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania, Karagwe Diocese -KAD. ETI is encouraged by the intent and purposes of  KAD and remains appreciative of our steadfast Partner.) Interfaith Faces Inter-Ideology in Karagwe Kayanga: If one could be asked to…

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March 19, 2019

It’s no April Fool’s! The EARLY BIRD sign up ends on April 1. Don’t let your spring break distract you from saving $30/ticket for the ETI Building a Dream Gala on May 31st! Sign up before April 1 and save. Join us for great stories, entertaining program, outstanding meal and of course – awesome company.…

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March 3, 2019

Back by popular demand – it’s the ETI Gala 2019! Join us for Social Hour (6PM) followed by the Dinner and Program (7PM). You’ll get a great meal, program, entertaining updates and of course, an invite to be part of the story. With us will be Elgoodness Emmanuel, engineer from Karagwe and Bruce Engel, architect…

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ETI GALA – May 31st

February 26, 2019

Join us on May 31st for the ETI Gala: Building a Dream. Hear all about the students at KARUCO and the Rural Opportunity Centers. Sign up now for the EARLY BIRD ticket price! Join us!  

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February 13, 2019

KARAGWE 2019 SUMMARY REPORT – ETI / KAD ANNUAL SUMMIT January 27 – Feb 3, 2019 Introduction I have been back for one week and am busy with follow up and TO DO items from the ETI/KAD Summit. The Karagwe 2019 Trip is well described as friendly, intense and productive. The two 8-hour flights, the…

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February 6, 2019

The flight from Kigali to Entebbe to Amsterdam went well. Now.. just one more flight and I am home. Arrived MSP. Home! What an amazing trip. So much accomplished; so much to look forward to. But I’m glad to be back in Minnesota in spite of the post-polar-vortex conditions. Thanks to Steve Hansen, I was…

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KARAGWE 2019 – DAY 9

February 4, 2019

SAYING GOODBYE TO KARAGWE Bruce and I left Karagwe after settling up bills, emotional goodbyes and some last minute photos. Jan and Accurate, Karagwe Hotel Manager Bishop Bagonza took his personal time to accompany Bruce and I to Kigali. Bishop is a spiritual leader who is recognized globally as a national and community organizer; an advocate for…

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