Analyzing Mv. Spice Islander’s Investigation Report in Light of the Mv. Nyerere Ferry Sinking in Mwanza Region of Tanzania.


According to the report, “MV Spice Islander” had a maximum human loading capacity of 600 passengers. However, at the time of its sinking, it was carrying 2470 passengers. That is four times the maximum allowed. Further reports says, 941 passengers survived, 203 passengers lost their lives and 1326 passengers are still missing. I’m saddened by …

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Volunteering Opportunity at Kibogoji Experiential Learning, Inc (K.E.L.I.)


VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY IN RURAL TANZANIA EDUCATION AND OUTREACH PROGRAM AT KIBOGOJI EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING, INC (KELI) IN TURIANI, MOROGORO -TANZANIA (JANUARY 2019) Who Are We? Kibogoji Experiential Learning, Inc (KELI) is registered Not For Profit Organization in Tanzania. Its mission is to bridge technological and instructional quality gap between urban and rural students of all levels …

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Should children be the most important thing in your family?


Author: John Rosemond. I was having difficulties reading it from the photo so I re-posted it as a comment. It's worth the read. I recently asked a married couple who have three kids, none of whom are yet teens, “Who are the most important people in your family?” Like all good moms and dads of …

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Fundraising for Kibogoji Experiential Learning Center


Hello Kibogoji Family, Last year I opened up a one roomed after school program for kids in a small town I grew up in in Tanzania. Kibogoji Experiential Learning Center is an innovative education center that seek to bridge instructional and technology gap between rural and urban schools in Tanzania.   The main focus of the …

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My Book: “Education System in Tanzania” will be out in August, 2018.


Kibogoji Readers, This is to let my readers and fun know that my book entitle " THE EDUCATION SYSTEM IN TANZANIA History, Policy Reforms, Education Ideologies, Evaluation and Assessment, and Research-Based Models for Improving Educational Outcomes in Schools and the Nation." will be out this coming January, 2018. Please keep yours eyes here to be …

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The Tanzania Citizenship  Act of 1995 and Its Contradictions with Dual Citizenship for the Diaspora


Abstract Per the Citizenship Act of 1995, persons who were citizens of either the Republic of Tanganyika or the People's Republic of Zanzibar shall be deemed to have become citizens of the Republic of Tanzania effective from Union Day, April 26th of 1964. The 1995 Citizenship ACT does not allows dual citizenship. It does not …

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Kibogoji Experiential Learning Center: Update!


Kibogoji Experiential Learning Center is housed in a one and a half roomed house near the police post in Turiani, Morogoro. Currently the center has over 800 different types of books icluding children’s books, adult books, and youth books. The books are mostly in English. In addition to English book, Kibogoji was able to secure over 50 books …

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What’s New at Kibogoji Experiential Learning Center?


Good Morning Kibogoji Readers, I have been working tirelessly for the past 3 years to open up a small experiential learning and media center for children of Turiani, Morogoro, in Tanzania. I am proud to announce that the wait is finally over. The Kibogoji Experiential Learning Center, inc is now open and the demand for …

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Kibogoji Experiential Learning Center: Progress Report.


Kibogoji Experiential Learning Center is housed in a one and ahalf roomed house near the police post in Turiani, Morogoro. Currently the center has over 800 different books. The books are mostly in English. In addition to the English book, Kibogoji was able to secure over 100 books from the Tanzania Publishing House (TPB) that are mainly in Kiswahili and a …

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Laura Pili Fundi: Little House on the Prairie.


Little house on the Prairie By: Laura Pili Fundi    The tittle of my book is Little House on the Prairie. The author of this book is Laura Ingalls Wilder. The main characters of this book are: Laura, Mary, Ma, Pa, Baby Carrie, and Jack, their dog. The main characters in this story are related …

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Changing Realities of Relationship Structure and Marriage in the Modern World.


The world is rapidly changing. Men needs to change their customs and thoughts to accommodate the changing realities and circumstances for and of women. It is a normal occurrence in the developing and the developed world nowadays to see women increasingly becoming financially independent than men. This is something that men may be afraid of. Unfortunately, the train has …

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Fully Funded Scholarships For Tanzanians


2016 Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK (Fully Funded) Application Deadline: 19November 2016 http://www.opportunitiesforcafricans.com/2016-commonwealth-scholarships-for-masters-and-phd-study-in-the-uk-fully-funded/ Please apply... & don't forget to share the opportunity 1. Australia Award Scholarship (http://australiaawardsindo.or.id) 2. LPDP Scholarsh hip (http://www.beasiswalpdp.org/index.html) 3. DIKTI Scholarship a. Dalam Negeri (http://www.beasiswa.dikti.go.id/dn/)b. Luar Negeri (http://beasiswa.dikti.go.id/ln/) 4. Turkey Government Scholarship (http://www.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr/index.php/en) 5. General Cultural Scholarship …

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Life time: a concept I learned volunteering at a senior citizen’s living community.


There are 24 life hours in a day. You sleep for 8 of them (recommended). That leaves you with 16 hours. Lets say you spend 4 hours for your commute, shower, eating, and other none important issues of the day. Now you are left with 12 life hours. These are your life hours for a day. Twelve hours …

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CHAPTER THREE: Education Ideologies


CHAPTER THREE: Education Ideologies You may be asking yourself, why am I talking about education ideologies while discussing the education system in Tanzania? The answer is simple. Human knowledge is socially constructed. In order to create solutions related to education, the context under which those solutions are created is important. In addition, to create solutions …

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Chapter Two: Major Policy Reforms Continued


As I continue to write about education reforms in Tanzania. Chapter 2 will not be complete without a mention of a monumental and most progressive education policy released in February of 2015. Here, instead of writing descriptively about the policy itself and what it contains, I will highlight the issues I thought were great. In …

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CHAPTER TWO: Major Education Reform


Chapter two covers the major policy changes that took place in the education system in Tanzania since the country’s Independence. I don’t claim the list to be complete or exhaustive, however, it is a good start to understanding the changes that took place within the education system because of internal and external political realities of …

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CHAPTER ONE: Background of Education in Tanzania


The Tanzanian education system would not have existed without a mention of both colonial Germanic and British education systems.  Prior to the German and British education systems, it is documented that formal Western schooling began in around 1868 by missionaries of different denominations. Before the missionaries, an informal tribal education existed in each of the …

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AN OVERVIEW OF THE EDUCATION SYSTEM IN TANZANIA: History, Reforms, and Research-Based Recommendations for Improvement.


This small handbook covers the history of the education system in Tanzania, the major policy reforms that have taken place since the country’s independence, and at the end, the handbook offers research-based recommendations that the country can pursue to change its education system to meet the needs of all children. As you may know, there …

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Improving equity and quality of education in Tanzania


In this presentation I discuss educational philosophies the Tanzanian education system has pursued since the country’s independence. Tanzania inherited the British System of Education. In its early years, the country pursued the Excellence Model of Education. The Excellence Model of education was entirely based on a bizarre interpretation of Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. Early educationists …

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