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About Me

I was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec where I attended McGill University completing my Bachelor of Arts degree with a double-major in world religions and political science, minoring in philosophy. After three years of undergraduate study, I worked for the Canadian government before being accepted into the Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP), a fully funded scholarship offered ...

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My link to EA

When I found out that my posting would take me to Dar, I was elated! My parents have roots in this part of the world, my mom being from the Congo and my dad from Uganda. My wife was born in neighbouring Kenya. Only recently, I found out from my maternal grandmother (my nanima) that my ...

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Kariakoo, a district in Dar, also happens to have one of the largest markets in the city where all sorts of wares are sold. It is a bustling and vibrant market with food vendors vying for your patronage and hawkers trying to convince you that you need a new belt or sandals or kitchen utensils. ...

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You’ve got to love a sign that warns you about falling coconuts!

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An Introduction…

Hello from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, my home for the next 8 months! I’m here as part of an Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) Fellowship working with the Aga Khan University’s Institute for Educational Development, East Africa. (AKU – IED). Both these organizations fall under the larger umbrella of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), ...