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Kutazama mawingu juu ya Lupepo (Watching the clouds above Lupepo)

Outside our training centre where we spent most of our working hours was a small seating area made up of bamboo sticks and roofed with blue tarpaulin. 462 more words


Mama hutayarisha chakula kwa nguruwe (Mother prepares food for the pigs)

(Mother prepares food for the pigs) – Animals at my home-stay were a cow, cat, chickens and two pigs whose sty was located at the front of the property. 489 more words


DUKA LA KIJIJI (The village shop)

The market days in Lupepo were on Mondays and Thursdays and during these days, the markets stalls would be alive and buzzing with activity. On the other days, these stalls only served to provide some shade from the blazing sun or a shelter from the rain. 669 more words

Hello everyone,

For the duration of July and a portion of August, I traveled to Tanzania meaning that the last time I blogged was in June. 1,182 more words


Dish Drying Rack

The houses in the village had these drying racks outside of them for drying dishes out in the sun, which in the boiling Tanzanian heat, does not take very long. 679 more words


CK washing clothes (CK anafua nguo)

This is a drawing of me done by my ICS counterpart, Melky. During our stay in Lupepo village, we did a lot of drawing together and carried pencils and paper basically wherever we went. 225 more words


Mlango wa kuingia chumba chetu (The entrance to our room)

This was the door to the bedroom Melky and I stayed in during our stay in Lupepo village. When we first arrived at the homestay, there was only one bed in the room and of course, we were already having conversations about who was going to get it. 400 more words