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Briquette Training

For three days last week we were joined by two Kenyan biomass fuel briquette experts who put on an excellent training session for the members of Chasasa and Shumba Vyomboni...

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Utaani Online

Last week Utaani Secondary School, located in Wete, Pemba, was reconnected to the internet after more than two years of absence from the world wide web. In 2006 the...

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New Pod Press!

Last week our carpenter Ali (aka Mbobo) completed his work on our new pod press for the Chasasa Area Community Nursary. This press is used to compact organic...

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Fundo Trip

Fundo is a  sliver of an island located just off the west coast of Pemba and is easily accessible by boat from Wete, a small port town. Currently Community Forests...

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Taka Taka Tactics

Compost in a Pail

Red, yellow and green pails full of provision peels, fruit rinds, egg shells, fish bones and other miscellaneous...

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Welcome to Tanzania!

November 1st was departure day for our two CIDA interns Lisa and Brennan, who after 30 hours in transit arrived at Kilimanjaro Airport, near Moshi, Tanzania. They were met...

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