“We’d like to know what the problem was with the briquettes.” It’s Monday morning and Emily and I are talking with a group of women with the help of Naomi as translator.
Communicating with Tanzanians who speak limited English is a tricky balance between talking down to people and expecting too much of an understanding of English.
How many people can you fit in a dala-dala? Answer: One more. Plus a chicken. Dala-dala is the main mode of public transportation in Tanzania.
Mambo from Tanzania! We’ve been living and working in northern Tanzania for a little over a month now, building a kiln, getting quite muddy, experimenting with traditional Tanzanian cooking, and filling ourselves with Swahili...