Celebrating ‘all-female team’ to climb Mount Kilimanjaro!

DAR ES SALAAM – They have conquered the world’s highest mountain. They have climbed the highest peaks in Europe and Australia. Now, seven Nepali women – members of the most successful all-female team ever to scale Mount Everest - will join three African women to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Their attempt on Kili (5,895 metres) will begin from the northern Tanzanian town of Moshi on Wednesday 27 February. The climb is being supported by Tanzania’s Ministry of Natural Resources and … [Read more...]

Tanzania – Using Mobile Phones to Tackle Fistula

Using Mobile Phones to Tackle Fistula in Tanzania DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Across Africa, cell phones are rapidly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From an isolated rural village, a business owner can make a bank deposit through her phone; a farmer can access current crop prices; and an expectant mother can learn about antenatal care. And now, in Tanzania, cell phones offer a chance of treatment for women living with obstetric fistula – a painful and often ostracizing condition … [Read more...]

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