Category Archives: Children=The Future

Organic Gardening in Burundi

   Morning ‘rush-hour’ from village to the fields.  Water in the left hand, long-handle hoe in the right, baby on the back, and a snack and nappies balanced on the head. Related articles Sorghum Beer in Colonial Burundi and Now … Continue reading

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Education in Africa – More than math and Newton.

Last week I was asked by Egid, who is in his last year of secondary school and who does housework for me to get a bit of pocket-money, if I could photocopy some of his math notes for him.  I … Continue reading

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How Humanitarian Assistance Changes Local Diets and Markets

Mandatory distribution of foodstuffs produced by the donor country is written into many of the humanitarian assistance grants supported by American and EU governments. My first experience with mandatory food aid took place some years ago when working in the … Continue reading

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Brazil vs. Kajaga Village, Burundi!

Now that’s a pretty wild headline!  But it is true: Brazilian Football Team Arrives For East African Charity Tour The team comprising of former national team players arrived in Nairobi over the weekend and headed straight to Burundi to start … Continue reading

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