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Ega and the house

Few things shine brighter than Ega when she smiles.

The fifth daughter in her family, Ega was born in September 1981.

At just four days old, Ega got yellow fever, an acute viral disease transmitted through mosquitoes. 767 more words

Planting a church? Start with sports

“The people in the villages are very passionate about fishing and football,” said Christopher Kasale, field leader of OM Lake Tanganyika. “You can talk to anyone with as a platform. 655 more words

Just One Ball

“If you want to change Africa, we realised that starting with the young people change the mind set and way of thinking,” said Christopher Kasale, field leader of OM Lake Tanganyika. 972 more words


When many people think of Tanzania, they probably think of the Serengeti with it’s arid plains teaming with Wildebeest and Zebra.

… or possibly Kilimanjaro’s snow capped peak. 712 more words


The Headman's Story

“Being a headman means you have to take care of everyone in the village,” explained Dimas. “First I just used my voice to make sure the village was at peace, but now God helps me rule this village (His way). 839 more words

One year on...

One year on. How did that happen? Life goes on pretty much as before apart from our road trip in July. For lack of anything else to do and tight finances, we decided to hop in the tank and drive west towards Lake Tanganyika. 1,653 more words

Tanzania Adventures

The battle of Lake Tanganyika

An earlier post in this blog featured the short military campaign in the German protectorate of Togoland, which marked the first surrender of German troops in WW1, during the same month in which the war started. 2,352 more words