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"Jovita, Deo and Joachim", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Jovita, Deo and Joachim
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
"Petronida, Deo and Joachim", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Petronida, Deo and Joachim
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Sawia and husband, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Sawia and husband
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Deo and Joachim on a beach, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Deo and Joachim on a beach
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Joachim and kids on a beach, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Joachim and kids on a beach
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Joachim and a girl, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Joachim and a girl
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Joachim and Petronida, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Joachim and Petronida
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Joachim at Spice Beach, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Joachim at Spice Beach
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
"Krista, Mr. Bakinikana and Joanitha", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Krista, Mr. Bakinikana and Joanitha
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Isaya Bakinikana was the registrar of the University of Bukoba. He is now the principal of the Lutheran teachers' college.
"Deo, Joachim and girl", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Deo, Joachim and girl
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Joachim overlooking Bukoba, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Joachim overlooking Bukoba
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
"Church, Kashura", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Church, Kashura
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
"Joachim, Greg and the Kaijage family", "Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2008 Joachim, Greg and the Kaijage family
"Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2008
Joanitha and her grandparents, "Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2008 Joanitha and her grandparents
"Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2008
Her grandparents Kristina and Selestini have a traditional house made of sticks with a thatched roof, and a cement house where they now spend more time. On their farm, they raise matoke (cooking bananas), cassava, chickens and goats. Her grandfather is 84 and still loves to talk and tell stories, but I did not understand his Kiswahili very well.
Matoke with banana leaves, "Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2008 Matoke with banana leaves
"Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2008
Joachim and cousin Deo in a traditional hut, "Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2008 Joachim and cousin Deo in a traditional hut
"Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2008
Joachim feeding a cow, "Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2008 Joachim feeding a cow
"Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2008
Coffee beans drying in the sun, "Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2008 Coffee beans drying in the sun
"Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2008
"Church, Ihungo Secondary School", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Church, Ihungo Secondary School
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Senene, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Senene
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Senene (locusts) with legs removed, ready to be deep-fried or smoked and eaten as a snack.
View of Bukoba Beach, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 View of Bukoba Beach
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Mass at Bunena Church, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Mass at Bunena Church
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Statue by Bunena Church, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Statue by Bunena Church
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Children at Kashenye, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Children at Kashenye
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Vicent Rutatinisibwa and family at Kashenye, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Vicent Rutatinisibwa and family at Kashenye
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
driver, Joanitha, Joachim, ?, Vicent, ?, Petronida, ?, ?, Maria, ?, ?, ?
Vicent Rutatinisibwa and sisters, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Vicent Rutatinisibwa and sisters
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Joachim by Musira Island, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Joachim by Musira Island
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Joanitha's birthday, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Joanitha's birthday
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
supper at Sawiya's house, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 supper at Sawiya's house
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
"Sawiya, Joanitha and Family", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Sawiya, Joanitha and Family
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Catholic Cathedral, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Catholic Cathedral
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Mosque, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Mosque
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Joachim with Geraldina's son Eddie, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Joachim with Geraldina's son Eddie
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
grandma Petronida and her sister, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 grandma Petronida and her sister
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Joanitha and Joachim having tea, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Joanitha and Joachim having tea
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Joanitha and Joachim with Michael Hodd, Windsor, UK, 2008 Joanitha and Joachim with Michael Hodd
Windsor, UK, 2008
Michael Hodd was an economics professor at the University of Westminster, and the vice-chancellor of the University of Bukoba from 1999-2000.
bamboo and grass hut, "Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2004 bamboo and grass hut
"Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2004
This traditional Haya hut is built from bamboo poles and covered with grass. Inside the floor is covered with dry grass. In the back is a fireplace; the insides of the roof are black with soot. The compound is home to Joanitha's grandparents and also includes a cement house with tin roof, and a farm which grows mainly matoke (cooking bananas).
Joanitha buying fish, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2004 Joanitha buying fish
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2004
Fishermen use hand-made wooden boats and hand-woven nets. They sell their catch from the shores of Bukoba. Many catch fish at night by attracting them with kerosene lamps.
Greg and Joanitha being anointed, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha being anointed
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
In Bahaya tradition, the wedded couple join feet and are anointed with oil.
"Joanitha, Maria and Judy", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Joanitha, Maria and Judy
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Greg and Joanitha receiving a baby as a wedding gift, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha receiving a baby as a wedding gift
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
We were treated at the reception with dozens of gifts, but none as surprising as a child.
Greg giving a speech at the wedding reception, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg giving a speech at the wedding reception
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Tim, Greg, Joanitha, ?
Greg and Joanitha seated at wedding reception, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha seated at wedding reception
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
The wedding reception was held at the historic Lake Hotel in Bukoba.
Greg and Joanitha in a jeep, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha in a jeep
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
After our wedding, we paraded around town in this limousine, sounding triple beeps, cheered on and even followed by many curious townspeople.
"Greg and Joanitha, just married", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha, just married
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
We left the church looking a little stunned at the fanfare of people, vehicles, music and dancing surrounding us.
"Tim, Greg, Joanitha and Donald", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Tim, Greg, Joanitha and Donald
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Donald passed away suddenly, just a few months after we left East Africa. He was in charge of rebuilding many of the important highways connecting Bukoba to other towns, including Mutukula, the border with Uganda. He was a jovial, witty and intelligent Brit whose wife was originally from Lesotho.
Greg and Joanitha's wedding, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha's wedding
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
The wedding took place at Bukoba Roman Catholic Cathedral Parish in central Bukoba on September 13.
Greg and Joanitha's wedding, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Joanitha's wedding
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Greg Vogl, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg Vogl
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Greg at the Lake Hotel, dressed up for his wedding.
Greg Vogl, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg Vogl
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
"traditional dancer, sendoff party", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 traditional dancer, sendoff party
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
This dancing troupe from Mwanza featured a man acting as a crazed monkey.
"traditional music group, sendoff party", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 traditional music group, sendoff party
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
This group played music for our wedding send-off ceremony.
"the bride, sendoff party, Ntungamo", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 the bride, sendoff party, Ntungamo
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Maria, Joanitha, Merensiana
"fire dancers, sendoff party, Ntungamo", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 fire dancers, sendoff party, Ntungamo
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
These dancers were skilled with balancing flaming pots on their heads.
Greg and Jovita, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Greg and Jovita
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Mr. Jovita, a friend of Joanitha's father, served as my father for the sendoff and gave me away at the wedding.
"sendoff delegation, Ntungamo Seminary", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 sendoff delegation, Ntungamo Seminary
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Sawiya Abubakar, Fidelis Nyegila, Mr. Jovita, Samuel Mutasa, Johanitha Mwijage, 3 others
Joanitha's mother at mama kikapu party, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Joanitha's mother at mama kikapu party
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
At this ceremony the family received gifts in honour of Joanitha's wedding.
"Joanitha, Merensiana and Petronida", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 Joanitha, Merensiana and Petronida
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
bridge across the Kanoni river, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 bridge across the Kanoni river
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
I crossed this bridge many times going to and from Joanitha's house in Buyekera. It can be difficult to see at night unless the moon is out because much of the path is unlit.
MV Victoria, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 MV Victoria
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
This ferry goes to and from Mwanza three times a week. A similar ferry, the MV Bukoba, sank in an accident near Mwanza in 1996, and hundreds of passengers were drowned.
BDC workshop participants, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 BDC workshop participants
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Greg trained over 50 participants at the Bukoba District Council in Windows, Word, Excel and Access.
"rock paintings, Bwanjai caves", Kagera, Tanzania, 2002 rock paintings, Bwanjai caves
Kagera, Tanzania, 2002
The Computers for Africa team and some University of Bukoba staff including Joanitha visited the Bwanjai rock paintings, which are hundreds of years old, but have been damaged by more recent graffiti.
Mugeza school for the deaf, Nyakato, Tanzania, 2002 Mugeza school for the deaf
Nyakato, Tanzania, 2002
The Computers for Africa team visited and donated a computer to Mugeza school for the deaf.
"computer networking workshop participants, Ihungo Secondary School", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 computer networking workshop participants, Ihungo Secondary School
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
In December 2002, 35 people participated in a computer networking workshop at Ihungo Secondary School.
"networking workshop participants, Ihungo Secondary School", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 networking workshop participants, Ihungo Secondary School
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Four participants are engaged with learning the fundamentals of computer networking.
"computer laboratory, Ihungo Secondary School", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 computer laboratory, Ihungo Secondary School
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Greg, Tony and Laurence facilitated a networking workshop in the new Ihungo computer lab.
Miss Kagera beauty pageant, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Miss Kagera beauty pageant
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
This beauty pageant was quite a show, with music, dancing, food and drink, talent performances and beautiful costumes.
picnic overlooking Lake Victoria, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 picnic overlooking Lake Victoria
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
The center of Bukoba is fairly flat, but the surrounding hills give beautiful views of the lake below.
airstrip, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 airstrip
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
The Bukoba airport is scenically located near the lake; planes pass over Musira Island. The airstrip is not paved, and the big number 13 and a carcass of a crashed plane are not very reassuring.
Lake Victoria, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Lake Victoria
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Bukoba has a nice sandy beach and scenic views of Lake Victoria. The concrete structure in the foreground is the 100-year-old remnant of a German communication tower. Musira island can be seen in the distance.
The University of Bukoba, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 The University of Bukoba
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
From July 2001 until late 2003 the University of Bukoba was housed in the former immigration building on Ghana Road, behind the Regional Offices. The main entrance is on the right. The blue door to the left was the entrance to the computer lab.
"front view of Kyanyi campus, University of Bukoba", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 front view of Kyanyi campus, University of Bukoba
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
A renovated wing of the Kyanyi campus and the university vehicle. Due to a lack of funds, renovations were only partly completed in 2002 before work came to a standstill.
"aerial view of Kyanyi campus, University of Bukoba", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 aerial view of Kyanyi campus, University of Bukoba
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
View of the Kyanyi campus from behind, showing two renovated buildings and a scenic overlook of Bukoba.
Lake Hotel, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Lake Hotel
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Like many of Bukoba's historic landmarks, the Lake Hotel is in a state of decay.
woman (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 woman (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Internet Beauty Parlour (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Internet Beauty Parlour (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Internet (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Internet (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Internet salon (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Internet salon (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Chicago hair cutting salon (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Chicago hair cutting salon (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
fido dido (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 fido dido (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
cow (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 cow (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
SE Row Hair Cutting Salon (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 SE Row Hair Cutting Salon (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
karibu (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 karibu (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
TV and VCR (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 TV and VCR (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
slot machines (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 slot machines (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Sun City, Colorado Gold
women's room (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 women's room (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
salama condoms (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 salama condoms (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
man in t-shirt and jacket (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 man in t-shirt and jacket (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
man in black (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 man in black (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
cow (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 cow (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
man in blue (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 man in blue (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
woman in blue (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 woman in blue (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
scientific instruments (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 scientific instruments (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
woman in red (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 woman in red (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
sharp salon (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 sharp salon (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
cow head (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 cow head (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Jamboree smart shaver (mural), Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Jamboree smart shaver (mural)
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
cafeteria, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 cafeteria
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
"Greg facilitating a network workshop, Ihungo Secondary School", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Greg facilitating a network workshop, Ihungo Secondary School
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Ihungo Secondary School was kind enough to allow us to use their newly acquired computers to present a workshop in computer networking. In exchange, we helped install and configure the network.
"Greg the teacher, Ihungo Secondary School", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Greg the teacher, Ihungo Secondary School
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
Just clowning around :-)
Computers for Africa team, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Computers for Africa team
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
A team of nine students and two teachers from Balerno High School, Edinburgh, Scotland came to Bukoba in 2002 to donate 30 computers to 13 local organisations including the University of Bukoba, and Ihungo, Hekima and Rugambwa Secondary Schools.
Joanitha descending to Karobera Beach, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Joanitha descending to Karobera Beach
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
We visited the small, sandy, picturesque beach below. It was a long 10 km hike back into town.
"Tony, Machteld, Gwyn and Antoon", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002 Tony, Machteld, Gwyn and Antoon
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2002
VSO party at Louise's house, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001 VSO party at Louise's house
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001
"UConn visits Kyanyi campus, University of Bukoba", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001 UConn visits Kyanyi campus, University of Bukoba
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001
In June 2001 some staff of the University of Connecticut visited the University of Bukoba Kyanyi campus.
"RAS workshop participants, University of Bukoba", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001 RAS workshop participants, University of Bukoba
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001
Kwitega, Kissimba, Maagi, Mulogo, Masuruli, Muhabuki: Greg's first six computer workshop participants at the University of Bukoba building on Ghana Road.
"information technology students, University of Bukoba", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001 information technology students, University of Bukoba
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001
Dawooda, Amin, Jollystar, Alex, Rumanyika, Thomas, Justin, Salum, Joanitha, Aneth, Leserian, Rosemary, Rahely, Edina, Martha, Janat
Greg and Deqa at 'Miami Beach', Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001 Greg and Deqa at 'Miami Beach'
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001
Marialena guided us through a fishing village just outside Bukoba to this pretty spot on the beach where we sat and talked.
my house on Arusha Street, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001 my house on Arusha Street
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001
I live just a block from the main market, and you can see the spire of the Catholic cathedral in the background. Also note the papaya tree, the tin roof, iron fence and thick vegetation.
Nyumba ya Vijana, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001 Nyumba ya Vijana
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001
The University of Bukoba was located at the Nyumba ya Vijana (Bukoba Youth Centre) for two academic years until June 2001.
Joanitha near the Duka Kubwa, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001 Joanitha near the Duka Kubwa
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001
Joanitha on the phone at the University of Bukoba, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001 Joanitha on the phone at the University of Bukoba
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001
Joanitha served as secretary and personal assistant to the Registrar for over three years and provided important administrative support to the fledgling University.
Joanitha with Johanitha and Sawiya, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001 Joanitha with Johanitha and Sawiya
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2001
This picture may have been at the reception for my arrival in Bukoba on April 2.
Joanitha in academic gown, Bukoba, Tanzania, 1999 Joanitha in academic gown
Bukoba, Tanzania, 1999
University of Bukoba students were issued academic gowns when the university opened.
Joanitha and friends carrying buckets, Bukoba, Tanzania, 1998 Joanitha and friends carrying buckets
Bukoba, Tanzania, 1998
Only a small minority of African families get their water from a faucet in their homes. Many African women and girls must carry buckets of water on their heads for long distances so that their families can drink water, cook and wash clothes.
Joanitha's shop, Bukoba, Tanzania, 1998 Joanitha's shop
Bukoba, Tanzania, 1998
After Sumve, Joanitha tried to start a shop, but it never really took off.
Joanitha holding triplets, Bukoba, Tanzania, 1997 Joanitha holding triplets
Bukoba, Tanzania, 1997
Joanitha dancing, Bukoba, Tanzania, 1995 Joanitha dancing
Bukoba, Tanzania, 1995
Joanitha at Bukoba Secondary School, Bukoba, Tanzania, 1995 Joanitha at Bukoba Secondary School
Bukoba, Tanzania, 1995
Joanitha and a classmate, Bukoba, Tanzania, 1992 Joanitha and a classmate
Bukoba, Tanzania, 1992
Joanitha and her teacher, Bukoba, Tanzania, 1992 Joanitha and her teacher
Bukoba, Tanzania, 1992
Joanitha as a baby, Bukoba, Tanzania, 1977 Joanitha as a baby
Bukoba, Tanzania, 1977