"Project" Blog for 2006

Thembeka’s work is never done

posted by Carrie on Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

Today we had an appointment to meet with Thembeka Majali. She is the TAC coordinator for the Western Cape office. TAC = Treatment Action Campaign. TAC was formed in 1998 and its mission is to make sure people have “greater access to HIV treatment by raising public awareness and understanding about issues surrounding the […]

Thembeka, Western Cape, South Africa

posted by the listening project on Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

Mavis, Khayelitsha, South Africa

posted by the listening project on Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

Making a Difference in People’s Awareness

posted by Carrie on Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

Today we were able to sleep in, as our first meeting/interview was not until later in the day. We walked over to the “strip mall” for breakfast - now, it’s a strip mall, but has the feel of being on 50th and France - very oola la! We had breakfast at this little […]

5.3 million are living with HIV/AIDS

posted by Carrie on Monday, March 27th, 2006

While we’re here we plan to look into the HIV/AIDS epidemic - we’ll be talking to members of various organizations as well as with people who are living with HIV/AIDS. South Africa has a population of 45 million and 5.3 million are living with HIV/AIDS - that’s 13% of the world population living with the […]

Headed towards Cape Town, South Africa

posted by Carrie on Sunday, March 26th, 2006

Well, today we are leaving beautiful Tanzania – we’re headed towards Cape Town, South Africa. As excited as I am to see and learn about South Africa, I am very sad to leave Arusha and the people I’ve met. After dropping of a small gift of Seelah, Allan took us to Kilimanjaro airport. From there […]

Pete O’Neal: Long Video Interview

posted by the listening project on Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

Former Black Panther now in Tanzania.

After Bangalore, I am grateful for this Eden

posted by Dominic on Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

We arrived here in Arusha, Tanzania a few days ago. This area is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen in my travels. Thick, green, luscious foliage covers every square inch of the mountainous areas, particularly around 19,000 foot Kilimanjaro. This is the land of the Masai people and also home to […]

Tanzania: This is where we were all created

posted by Carrie on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006

Man o’ Man I love the time I’ve spent in Tanzania. This country is so so beautiful and the people are so welcoming, smart and F-I-N-E! (Special note to all my single sisters out there).
Where to start, We landed in Dar es Salaam (Capital of Tanzania) on Sunday. I found this sweet house for rent […]

Combining indigenous and modern wisdoms

posted by Carrie on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006

This morning Allan picked us up and brought us to his office to tell us more about Terrawatu: Bridging indigenous and modern worlds - the idea is “combining indigenous and moder wisdomes and technologies” - in Tanzania, Terrawatu works with the Masai, who know about traditional medicines/indigenous plants which can be used to treat all […]

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