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Guest Post – By Katie Mead

Hello! My name is Katie Mead and I traveled with Tammie Jo this year to visit the projects of One Small Drop in Tanzania. However, I am not a stranger to Tanzania. In 2012, with planning assistance from Tammie Jo, … Continue reading

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Trip 2016 – A Year of Changes

Preparing for this trip I knew there would be several topics that would be challenging: Replacing Labani as manager and informing the groups that One Small Drop would be dissolving in 2 years. Yet I was excited to go back … Continue reading

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Very Sad News to Share

It is with a very sad heart that I share Labani Mwaikenda passed away this morning. It was very unexpected because he was feeling very well after his long illness. He was the project manager for all of One Small … Continue reading

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Giving Back – Oscar

I am grateful, as always, to have experienced a wonderful trip to the Livingstone Mountains in Southwest Tanzania with traveling partner, Marlie Thomas-Rowell. We were wowed by the progress being made in each of the 11 communities on their projects. … Continue reading

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We are Ready for 2015 Trip!

Last night our local library had a celebration of heroes in our community. Throughout the summer children have been reading books to benefit One Small Drop. The goal was for all ages is to read or be read to 20 … Continue reading

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2014 Trip is In the Books

Another year has come and we have just returned from visiting our dear friends in the Mwakaleli District in the Livingstone Mountains in Southwest Tanzania. My traveling partner this year was Linda Carey and she was a great companion. She … Continue reading

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Take, Take, Take Again

* The holiday season is all about giving. Here is a twist to consider. How about if we take… – Take action against global poverty and hunger – Take responsibility for sharing with our neighbors and strengthen communities – Take … Continue reading

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Coming to a Close – this trip…

As we arrived in each village we were greeted with women in colorful headdresses and traditional kitenge skirts (cloth squares printed with bright colors and patterns). They were smiling, waiving branches and singing. They would each shake our hands and … Continue reading

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10 Communities – Oh My!

The short time we are in the Livingstone Mountains means there is much travel to take place to meet with each of the communities. From the center of these communities, the furthest one away is about 15 miles, BUT it … Continue reading

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Here We Go!

Here We Go! Charlene Reiter is my companion for One Small Drop’s 7th trip to the Livingstone Mountains in Southwest Tanzania. We are excited to bring start up funds for the sustainable projects identified by 3 new communities last year. … Continue reading

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