Tanzania – a last reflection

During three months, I did a field study in Tanzania about aid and women’s education. I investigated two projects that focus on young women’s education. One of the projects is the Mama-course program, which gives pregnant girls a second chance to education, and the other is the Help-to-help foundation, which offers scholarships and skill-training to ambitious students who wish to study at university but don’t have the economic means to […]

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Kategorier: Afrika, Tanzania
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Time travels fast…

Processed with VSCOcam with c1 presetThe rain has just passed, the sun is slowly coming out, and the wind is decreasing. Soon the sky will be blue again and the temperature will rise. I’m sitting on the balcony, looking at the palm trees, and listening to the songs from the birds. Today I […]

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Kategorier: Afrika, Arbetsmarknad, Bistånd, Demokrati, Ekonomisk utveckling, Fattigdom, Genus, Hälsa, Jämställdhet, Korruption, Landsbygdsutveckling, Mänskliga Rättigheter, Tanzania, Ungdomar
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Will We Learn Together for Change..?

In September this year, the member-states of United Nation will agree upon a new Global Development Agenda that will come into force 1st of January 2016. The current Millennium Development Goals, MDGs, will be replaced by 17 new Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs. In the new agenda, Goal 4 is about education. Unlike the MDGs, this Goal is not limited to reassure enrollment in primary school, but it also includes provision […]

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Kategorier: Afrika, Genus, Jämställdhet, Kultur, Mänskliga Rättigheter, Tanzania, Utbildning, Utvecklingssamarbete
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De som tar från de fattiga…

 

Biståndsprojekt där ingenting händer, statlig egendom som säljs utan att regelverk följts och mord på en aktivist. Förra året bedömdes Burundi vara bland de 10 mest korrupta länderna i världen. Korruptionen ökar risken för att en ny konflikt ska bryta ut, och den främjar definitivt inte utvecklingen av ett land som är ett av de fattigaste i världen. Varför har det lilla hjärtformade landet i afrika blivit så korrupt?

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