Shalin 2015

Travel


Developing a business plan with mixed objectives requires more than just data and targeted funding

For the past few months I have been trying to lay the foundations for developing a business plan for Vikuruti farm. In addition to its agricultural activities, the farm works as a rehabilitation center for former drug users and provides them with vocational skills related to sustainable agriculture and renewable energy technologies. My job at Vikuruti is now done. I have returned to Finland, but...

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Developing a business plan with mixed objectives requires more than just data and targeted funding

Live from Dar: daily life, facilities and opportunities

  Dar-es-Salaam is the main city in Tanzania. The population has been growing at a steady pace of 5,6 %, and nowadays the population is compared to the current population figures estimated at over 5 million inhabitants (which is the whole population of Finland). It is one of the fastest-growing cities in sub-Saharan Africa and thus keeps expanding, reaching now 35km between the Northern limit...

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Live from Dar: daily life, facilities and opportunities

Contributing to change through volunteerism?

In my last post I raised a hope that something new and exciting will have started to happen for the project in the near future. Well, now an intern from France has joined me in Tanzania on the SkillsFAST project planning phase to help develop a business plan for Vikuruti and conduct market research. I decided to interview Elsa to give you an introduction on...

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Masai children


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