Blog Posts

ETI Launches its New Year

September 21, 2019

ETI KICKS OFF the 2019-2020 YEAR ! SUMMARY HIGHLIGHTS HERE:  1. ETI Launches New Year The ETI Annual Meeting on September 17 kicked off the new ETI year. We welcomed a new board member and a new secretary. We continue progress with Rural Opportunity Centers in Karagwe.                …

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Poverty & Inequality in Tanzania

July 21, 2019

POVERTY AND INEQUALITY: HIGH GROWTH, BUT NOT FOR ALL Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark READ MORE Tanzania has been a macro-economic success story for nearly two decades. The rate of economic growth increased from 3.5 pct. in the 1990s to 7 pct. in the 2000s. Despite the global financial crisis, growth rates have been remarkably…

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ETI’s Newest Intern – Maria Baklund

July 14, 2019

Meet ETI’s newest intern: Maria Baklund, undergraduate student at the University of St. Thomas.   ETI’s newest volunteer began her internship on May 31st as she skillfully managed all things technology at the ETI “Building a Dream” gala. Maria Baklund is an incoming junior at the University of St. Thomas and recipient of the 2017…

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The Gala was a Big Success

July 8, 2019

The ETI gala held on May 31st was a great success. We were happy to host 165 friends and supporters and offer an evening of great food, a solid program and great company. ETI supporters donated over $60,000 and are helping pave the way for transformation in Karagwe. See pics below!            Walking…

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The Gala is Nearing

April 29, 2019

JOIN US! ETI GALA 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 Rwoto,…

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Woman Watering Crops

Agriculture in Tanzania

April 21, 2019

It is critical to understand agriculture in Tanzania in order to understand development efforts. The following has been extracted from Wikipedia and is available at . Agriculture is the main part of Tanzania’s economy. As of 2016, Tanzania had over 44 million hectares of arable land with only 33 percent of this amount in cultivation. Almost…

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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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