Using technology to aid farming in rural Tanzania

On 26th April 2021, we commenced agri-technology farmer training in Matare, Serengeti. This is an exciting way of supporting the local community with their work, whilst also engaging the attendees in education and conversation around gender based violence.

Detecting pests in Maize and Cassava with the PlantNuru app

Although in theory there are networks of agriculture extension officers to help them, often in practice they are too far away to be of any use. Therefore, we were very pleased to learn of the PlantVillage Nuru app which seeks to help farmers improve their practice.

Rhobi Participates in Women’s Health Talk

East African Education Foundation and TUHEDA hosted a Women’s Health Talk to discuss the impact of female genital mutilation (FGM). Hope founder, Rhobi Samwelly, joined a panel with OB-GYN specialist Dr. Leila Rusamba and international broadcaster Zuhra Yunus.

Fighting FGM with Maps

Crowd2Map founder Janet Chapman and Hope founder Rhobi Samwelly discussed how they use mapping tools to rescue girls at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) in rural Tanzania.

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