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The grand total of the Sinya Fundraiser is ... (drumroll please)

2200 Euros!

Back in march, we started fundraising for the Sinya project – raising money to supply a clinic with solar panels. Through our online crowdfunding project, a party at ACU, and the donations during UCU in Africa Connect Events, we have managed to raise more than our initial goal! 233 more words

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Glimpses of Stone Town - Camila Ochoa Mendoza

A city that humbled me deeply with its rich history, sincere people, and authentic streets.

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Gift Giving - Camila Ochoa Mendoza

Gift giving.

It was during these moments that I felt most embarrassed by my whiteness and the privilege and ignorance that comes with it. On three occasions we were put in the hands of locals, integrating with them and getting a taste of what their lives are like. 652 more words

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Searching for Evil - Camila Ochoa Mendoza

On the 13th of June we visited Winchester Farm in Karen, Nairobi, a FairTrade flower farm which exports roses across the world, with The Netherlands as their main buyer. 1,013 more words

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Promising Renewable Energy Opportunities for Farmers and Pastoralists in Tanzania - Maya Taselaar and Rosa Hofgärtner

Since particularly small-scale farmers are vulnerable to changes in the environment, finding more sustainable ways of living has become a key issue in the Usa River region, the agricultural heart of Tanzania. 971 more words

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Shit as Shame: Reflecting on AMREF's Sanitation Strategies in Kaijaido District - Livia O'Neill

During our stay in the Kajiado district of Southern Kenya, we had the chance to visit the offices and one of the sites where the organization AMREF (African Medical and Research Foundation) operates. 813 more words

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Remembering the Individual - Camila Ochoa Mendoza

This morning we visited the Mnazi Mmoja Hospital, the biggest hospital in Zanzibar. It was shocking to see the statistics when compared to those of hospitals in the Netherlands. 701 more words

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