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Eastern Hospitality
November 22, 2012

Eastern HospitalityOne of our final assignments on the trip was a survey based research project in the small village of Olasiti near Arusha. We each picked our topic of interest, were paired up with our translators, and before we knew it were writing a questionnaire. Days rushed by as we preformed background research and prepared our study for its impending implementation. Time slowed down, as it always has, when we finally reached our home stay. (more...)

tags: Culture, Environment

location: Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania, Arusha, Tanzania, Tanzania

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Gender Roles
November 3, 2012

Life of a Maasai man is tough stuff. You have the important responsibility of feeding the family by ensuring that the cattle are properly herded, fed, and taken care of. Often, with only one morning meal in your belly, you have to walk long distances without water from sunup till sundown. In the dry season, you may even have to migrate your entire herd and form temporary bomas away from your family in your search for water and grazing areas. (more...)

tags: Culture, Gender

location: Manyara, Tanzania, Tanzania

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