On the Road: South Ngurus and Udzwunga Scarp

I spent most of last week visiting the Eastern Arc Mountain ranges of the South Ngurus and Udzwunga Scarp – two project areas that ARC is currently supporting. Upon arriving in the bustling town of Morogoro (home to Tanzania’s famed Sokoine University of Agriculture) last Tuesday afternoon, I was met by Emanuel Ndossi, TFCG’s Field […]

By |September 26th, 2011|On the Road|0 Comments

On the Road: Kikomolela and Likwaya

I have just returned from several days visiting the region of Lindi – a coastal area so far south of Dar es Salaam that it practically calls Mozambique its next door neighbor. What a journey!  After ten hours on the road, we arrived Friday evening and spent the night in the lively town of Lindi […]

By |September 20th, 2011|On the Road|0 Comments

On the Road: ARC’s Executive Director Travels to Tanzania

Each year, ARC’s Executive Director, Kate Mcletchie, travels half way around the world to Tanzania to visit our field partner, the Tanzania Forest Conservation Group (TFCG). This year (our 20th!) has been one of great strides and accomplishments, however there is still plenty of work to be done. During Kate’s two week visit, she will […]

By |September 11th, 2011|On the Road|0 Comments

Partner Spotlight: Jolkona Foundation and the Ripple Effect of Philanthropy

A partner since 2009, the Jolkona Foundation believes in low-cost, high-impact philanthropy. With projects ranging from building energy efficient stoves in Nepal, to providing education to women in Afghanistan, to conserving the rainforests of Tanzania (that’s us!), Jolkona presents donors with a platform of accessible charitable projects around the world. Jolkona, meaning “drop of […]

By |September 8th, 2011|Partner Spotlight|0 Comments