Many local farmers in the Mbola Millennium Village harvest honey from traditional beehives, but until recently the equipment and techniques used have greatly limited honey production. The Millennium Villages Project has stepped in to assist farmers to modernize and commercialize honey production in an effort to guarantee both sustainable livelihoods and food security in the largely subsistence, agrarian economy.
“The new books are so beautiful,” declared Fatuma, an excited round-cheeked Standard 2 student. “I want to touch them, and read them, and learn about the things they contain.”
Nineteen students from Mbola Millennium Village, in Uyui district in Tanzania, have been awarded secondary school scholarships from the Connect To Learn program.
Since it's inauguration in mid 2006, the Mbola Millennium Villages Project (MVP), Tanzania, has addressed the disease burden in the area and malaria is cited as one of the most important health issues facing the community.
On December 1 of every year Tanzanians join other people in the world to mark World AIDS Day.
In Tanzania, the World Environment Day (5th June 2009) was marked nationally in Tabora town where the Guest of Honour was Hon Dr Ally Mohamed Shein, the Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania.
This past Tuesday, I had the pleasure of attending a dinner event to mobilize support for the Show Me Campaign.
Zina Salum, 24, flanked by two barefoot girls in bright dresses, waits patiently for her turn on a bench at the Ilolangulu dispensary in the Mbola cluster (Tanzania).