Day 1 – Off to Africa

Headed to Africa today. Highlights included 1) Packed and repacked 3 times the backpack and the roly-poly suitcase named “Elvis” for all the rock and roll; (2) cleared out email and finished chores at home; (3) Steve took me to the airport around noon and we met up with all the others going; (4) Was asked to buy flashdrives for those in Karagwe so spent $170. out of pocket – gotta watch that; (5) Took off at 4:30 and sat next to a young man headed to London for a semester. He was worried about his auntie who had just had a brain aneurysm. (6) Landed Amsterdam in the early a.m.

Fun Folk Engineers Our Team - Andre, Key, Jason, Tom, Ann, Andrew

Fun Folk Engineers
Our Team – Andre, Key, Jason, Tom, Ann, Andrew

About the Author
President/CEO - Educate Tanzania. While serving as an advisor in Tanzania in 2008, she learned about plans for a university and wanted to help. In 2010, she resigned her tenured position from the University of St. Thomas to devote herself to building Karagwe University College in Tanzania. Since then Hansen has led efforts to ‘bring education, water and health to the neediest part of the world.' Hansen has received numerous awards for her work and has published over 50 articles and 2 books. She serves on editorial and advisory boards and has led educational initiatives in the United States, Australia, Puerto Rico, and Africa. Raised on a farm herself, Jan feels called to help open doors for the women and men in Karagwe just as doors were opened for her.

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