“The idea being that assets like old Dar es Salaam are unique in a world that is becoming increasingly homogenous. And people value uniqueness.”
from a great article about urban heritage by Maria L. Amelina in the citizen
(pictured: One of Dar’s gems, Bagamoyo House, demolished circa 2009)
We’ve raised over 2.5 million shillings so far for the Tim Manchester Family Planning Clinic! Hurrah! So now we are throwing caution to the wind and reprinting Wheeler Dealers. Visit the green room or email me to reserve a copy – fingers crossed available at the beginning of next week in Dar.
I recently collaborated with the fabulous folk at kidogokidogo - creating i-phone cases which fund putting life changing mobile technology into the hands of women across Tanzania. When you buy a case, they donate a phone to a woman who could not otherwise afford the high cost of a mobile handset. What a great project!