10th September 2018

SASHITA SCIO

It has been a while since I last posted, but I have been keeping myself busy! Firstly, I have been working on my website; something which will develop over time. Secondly, plans are afoot to travel to Tanzania.

Yesterday, I attended a trustee meeting for the organisation Sashita SCIO a Scottish charity established in 2008 to improve the living standards of the people of Samuye, a small village in the Shinyanga Rural District of Tanzania.

The charity aims to build a strong foundation for the women and young people, empowering them to take control of their own development, improving education, providing basic resources and raising awareness of their rights within the community.Established in 2008, the charity aims to bring development changes to the community in the remote area of Samuye in terms of: agriculture, small businesses, micro-loan (finance) programmes, and other activities that might be beneficial…

With another meeting on Wednesday, I am looking forward to going to Samuye next year.  After all, Africa is a continent I have been drawn to for many years. Although I have been to Tanzania before, it has not been for many years, the time that I will spend within Samuye will be as a photographer…

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