NO MORE BUSINESS AS USUAL … ALL CHANGE IN TANZANIA

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  • Posted on May 26, 2016

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… New President making waves If you are visiting Tanzania, mention the name Julius Nyerere to an older local folk and you may be surprised by the awe and reverence that this name still conjures in the hearts of the people of Tanzania thirty years on. Mwalimu “teacher” or Baba wa Taifa – “father of…



WOMEN BREAKING THE GLASS CEILING – Entrepreneurship in rural Tanzania

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  • Posted on May 19, 2016

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ACTIVE is the ACT international volunteering experience. We send out young people and skilled professional volunteers who are passionate about Africa on short term volunteering experience to support our projects and use their skills and experience in poverty alleviation. Since 2008 about sixty volunteers have gone out to support ACT projects in Tanzania, Burkina Faso…



CHALLENGE AND FUN FOR A GOOD COURSE… 2016 DRAGON BOAT RACE

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  • Posted on May 12, 2016

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Are you game for a challenge that’s great fun followed by a relaxing time in a park on the waterfront and with opportunity to meet people and make new friends? This year ACT is again taking part in the Dragon Boat Challenge, an annual event organised by the Kingston Rotary Club. It is not the…



RAISING FUNDS FOR ACT… 2016 ACT GOLF DAY

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  • Posted on May 5, 2016

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It is possible to make a difference and impact the life of a needy child with very little amounts of money if it is given regularly. Our last blog told the story of a woman who put 50 pence each day in her money box and was able to make regular donations of £15 a…



MAKING A DIFFERENCE – RAISING FUNDS FOR ACT

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  • Posted on April 14, 2016

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… GREAT SOUTH RUN 2016 There is a common perception that it is only the rich, well-off individuals and philanthropist who because they are able to make large donations have the capacity to make an impact and bring about change through their charity giving. Conversely some people think that small donations amount to nothing and…