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Joanitha holding Tate, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2014 Joanitha holding Tate
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2014
Irene and Joanitha in the hot springs pool, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 2014 Irene and Joanitha in the hot springs pool
Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 2014
Irene and Joanitha at an Asian restaurant, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 2014 Irene and Joanitha at an Asian restaurant
Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 2014
Joanitha and Irene at 11 months, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2014 Joanitha and Irene at 11 months
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2014
Joanitha, Greg and Joachim, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2013 Joanitha, Greg and Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2013
Greg, Joanitha, Irene and Joachim, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2013 Greg, Joanitha, Irene and Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2013
Joanitha and Joachim, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2012 Joanitha and Joachim
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2012
"Colette, Don and Joanitha near Spring Park", Fort Collins, Colorado, 2011 Colette, Don and Joanitha near Spring Park
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2011
Joanitha on the train at Tiny Town, Morrison, Colorado, 2011 Joanitha on the train at Tiny Town
Morrison, Colorado, 2011
Joanitha and Joachim playing putt-putt, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2011 Joanitha and Joachim playing putt-putt
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2011
"Greg, Joanitha and Joachim at Alluvial Falls", Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2011 Greg, Joanitha and Joachim at Alluvial Falls
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2011
"Greg, Joanitha and Joachim at Wild Basin", Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2011 Greg, Joanitha and Joachim at Wild Basin
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2011
Joanitha and Joachim with grill and tent, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2011 Joanitha and Joachim with grill and tent
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2011
"Joanitha and Joachim, Lily Lake", Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2011 Joanitha and Joachim, Lily Lake
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2011
Joanitha, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2011 Joanitha
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2011
"Greg, Joanitha and Joachim", DePere, Wisconsin, 2011 Greg, Joanitha and Joachim
DePere, Wisconsin, 2011
Joanitha's birthday, DePere, Wisconsin, 2011 Joanitha's birthday
DePere, Wisconsin, 2011
Joanitha's hand with henna, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2011 Joanitha's hand with henna
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2011
Joanitha with shepherd Joachim, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2010 Joanitha with shepherd Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2010
Joanitha in our front yard, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2010 Joanitha in our front yard
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2010
Joanitha with Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2010 Joanitha with Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2010
Joachim and Joanitha roller skating, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2010 Joachim and Joanitha roller skating
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2010
The Hirchi-Vogl family, CSU Pingree Park, Colorado, 2009 The Hirchi-Vogl family
CSU Pingree Park, Colorado, 2009
Mohammed, Latifah, Tariq, Mary, Joanitha, Joachim
Joanitha and Joachim, Lory State Park, Colorado, 2009 Joanitha and Joachim
Lory State Park, Colorado, 2009
Joanitha and Joachim, Lory State Park, Colorado, 2009 Joanitha and Joachim
Lory State Park, Colorado, 2009
Joanitha at home, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2009 Joanitha at home
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2009
Joanitha and Joachim, Taos, New Mexico, 2009 Joanitha and Joachim
Taos, New Mexico, 2009
Joanitha and Joachim at Horsetooth Reservoir, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2009 Joanitha and Joachim at Horsetooth Reservoir
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2009
Joachim and Joanitha watching a deer, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2009 Joachim and Joanitha watching a deer
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2009
Joanitha and Joachim on St. Patrick's Day, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2009 Joanitha and Joachim on St. Patrick's Day
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2009
"Greg, Joanitha and Joachim by the V", Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009 Greg, Joanitha and Joachim by the V
Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009
"Greg, Joanitha and Joachim by the V", Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009 Greg, Joanitha and Joachim by the V
Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009
Joanitha and Joachim at a church, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009 Joanitha and Joachim at a church
Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009
Joanitha at Circus Circus, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009 Joanitha at Circus Circus
Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009
Joanitha and Greg at Circus Circus, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009 Joanitha and Greg at Circus Circus
Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009
Joanitha at the Venetian, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009 Joanitha at the Venetian
Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009
Joanitha at the Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009 Joanitha at the Bellagio
Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009
Joanitha and the Eiffel Tower, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009 Joanitha and the Eiffel Tower
Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009
Joanitha by a Christmas fountain, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009 Joanitha by a Christmas fountain
Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009
Joanitha and Joachim with Elvises, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009 Joanitha and Joachim with Elvises
Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009
The Vogls at church on Christmas, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008 The Vogls at church on Christmas
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008
Mary, Tariq, Don, Joachim, Cassie, Dylan, Joanitha, Colette
Joanitha with Invictus statue, Loveland, Colorado, 2008 Joanitha with Invictus statue
Loveland, Colorado, 2008
Nelson Mandela gave Eddie Daniels a copy of this poem shortly before Eddie was released. Eddie often used it when teaching his students. I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul. Just days after meeting Eddie, we happened upon this statue in Loveland.
Eddie Daniels with Greg and Joanitha, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008 Eddie Daniels with Greg and Joanitha
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008
Eddie Daniels was a prisoner for fighting apartheid in South Africa, along with Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu and other future ANC leaders. It was inspiring to meet him and read his book There and Back: Robben Island, 1964-1979.
Joanitha on Halloween, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008 Joanitha on Halloween
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008
Joanitha and Joachim on a smashed car, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008 Joanitha and Joachim on a smashed car
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008
Joanitha and Joachim performing with Shu, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008 Joanitha and Joachim performing with Shu
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008
Joanitha and Joachim at sunset, CSU Pingree Park, Colorado, 2008 Joanitha and Joachim at sunset
CSU Pingree Park, Colorado, 2008
Joanitha at Budweiser brewery, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008 Joanitha at Budweiser brewery
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008
Joachim and Joanitha descending from Alberta Falls, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2008 Joachim and Joanitha descending from Alberta Falls
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2008
Joanitha and Joachim at Alberta Falls, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2008 Joanitha and Joachim at Alberta Falls
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2008
Joanitha and Greg at Sprague Lake, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2008 Joanitha and Greg at Sprague Lake
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2008
Joanitha and Greg at Sprague Lake, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2008 Joanitha and Greg at Sprague Lake
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2008
Vogl family at Devil's Backbone, Loveland, Colorado, 2008 Vogl family at Devil's Backbone
Loveland, Colorado, 2008
Tricia, Tariq, Mary, Cassie, Jim, Dylan, Joanitha, Joachim
"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.
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.
Vicent Rutatinisibwa and family at Kashenye, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Vicent Rutatinisibwa and family at Kashenye
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
driver, Joanitha, Joachim, ?, Vicent, ?, Petronida, ?, ?, Maria, ?, ?, ?
Joanitha's birthday, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Joanitha's birthday
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
"Sawiya, Joanitha and Family", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Sawiya, Joanitha and Family
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Joanitha and Joachim having tea, Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008 Joanitha and Joachim having tea
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2008
Joanitha with the Kagirwa family, Mwanza, Tanzania, 2008 Joanitha with the Kagirwa family
Mwanza, Tanzania, 2008
Joanitha and Maria, Ngorongoro, Tanzania, 2008 Joanitha and Maria
Ngorongoro, Tanzania, 2008
Joanitha with bird, Ngorongoro, Tanzania, 2008 Joanitha with bird
Ngorongoro, Tanzania, 2008
One of the birds at our picnic spot was aggressive enough to swoop down and steal part of my sandwich from my hand.
Greg and Joanitha in a jeep, Ngorongoro, Tanzania, 2008 Greg and Joanitha in a jeep
Ngorongoro, Tanzania, 2008
"Maria, Petronida and Joanitha", Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2008 Maria, Petronida and Joanitha
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2008
"Veronica, Joanitha, Merensiana and family", Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2008 Veronica, Joanitha, Merensiana and family
Dar es Salaam, 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.
Joanitha on a boulder, Boulder, Colorado, 2008 Joanitha on a boulder
Boulder, Colorado, 2008
Joanitha and Greg with antelope painting, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007 Joanitha and Greg with antelope painting
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007
"Joanitha, taken by Joachim", Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007 Joanitha, taken by Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007
Joanitha and Joachim at a stream, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2007 Joanitha and Joachim at a stream
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2007
Joachim and Joanitha with horse, Estes Park, Colorado, 2007 Joachim and Joanitha with horse
Estes Park, Colorado, 2007
Joanitha at Devil's Backbone, Loveland, Colorado, 2007 Joanitha at Devil's Backbone
Loveland, Colorado, 2007
Joachim and Joanitha with Don and Colette, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007 Joachim and Joanitha with Don and Colette
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007
Greg dancing, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007 Greg dancing
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007
Greg, Anne, Joachim, Joanitha
Joanitha with Joachim, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007 Joanitha with Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007
Joachim with Joanitha's slippers, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007 Joachim with Joanitha's slippers
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007
Joanitha and Joachim by the computer, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007 Joanitha and Joachim by the computer
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007
Joanitha and Joachim, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007 Joanitha and Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007
Joanitha by the Christmas tree, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007 Joanitha by the Christmas tree
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2007
The Vogl family, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006 The Vogl family
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006
Don, Tricia, Cassie, Jim, Paul, Dylan, Mohammed, Tariq, Greg, Connor, Mary, Joachim, Griffin, Joanitha, Tom, Mary, Colette, Latifah
Joanitha and Joachim in the snow, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006 Joanitha and Joachim in the snow
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006
"Joanitha, Joachim, Greg", Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006 Joanitha, Joachim, Greg
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006
"Greg, Joachim and Joanitha", Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006 Greg, Joachim and Joanitha
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006
Joanitha and Joachim, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006 Joanitha and Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006
"Mary, Tariq, Joanitha, Joachim", CSU Pingree Park, Colorado, 2006 Mary, Tariq, Joanitha, Joachim
CSU Pingree Park, Colorado, 2006
Joanitha and Joachim, CSU Pingree Park, Colorado, 2006 Joanitha and Joachim
CSU Pingree Park, Colorado, 2006
Joanitha with Cassie and Joachim, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006 Joanitha with Cassie and Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006
Joanitha and Joachim with cupcake, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006 Joanitha and Joachim with cupcake
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2006
Joanitha and Joachim, Denver, Colorado, 2006 Joanitha and Joachim
Denver, Colorado, 2006
Joanitha and Joachim, Denver, Colorado, 2006 Joanitha and Joachim
Denver, Colorado, 2006
Joanitha and Joachim, Denver, Colorado, 2006 Joanitha and Joachim
Denver, Colorado, 2006
Joanitha and Greg shopping, Denver, Colorado, 2006 Joanitha and Greg shopping
Denver, Colorado, 2006
"Greg, Joanitha and Joachim with boot", Cheyenne, Wyoming, 2006 Greg, Joanitha and Joachim with boot
Cheyenne, Wyoming, 2006
Joanitha and Joachim at the Christmas tree, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha and Joachim at the Christmas tree
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
"Joanitha, Joachim and Dylan", Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha, Joachim and Dylan
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
"Joanitha, Joachim and giraffe", Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha, Joachim and giraffe
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
Joanitha and Joachim, Green Mountain Falls, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha and Joachim
Green Mountain Falls, Colorado, 2005
Joanitha and Joachim, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha and Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
"Joanitha, Joachim and Dylan", Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha, Joachim and Dylan
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
"Joanitha, Joachim and Sacha", Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha, Joachim and Sacha
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
"Joachim, Joanitha and Greg", Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joachim, Joanitha and Greg
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
"Joanitha, Joachim and Greg", Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha, Joachim and Greg
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
Joanitha and Joachim with balloon, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha and Joachim with balloon
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
Joanitha and Joachim, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha and Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
Joanitha and Joachim, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha and Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
Joanitha and Joachim, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha and Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
Family and friends at Sprague Lake, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Family and friends at Sprague Lake
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
?, ?, Greg, Joanitha, Joachim, Patty, her kids, Colette, Don, Latifah
Joanitha and Joachim at Bear Lake, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha and Joachim at Bear Lake
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2005
Joanitha and Joachim with drum, Denver, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha and Joachim with drum
Denver, Colorado, 2005
Joanitha and Joachim, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joanitha and Joachim
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
"Greg, Joachim and Joanitha", Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Greg, Joachim and Joanitha
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
Joachim and Joanitha, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joachim and Joanitha
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
"Joachim, Joanitha, Greg", Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joachim, Joanitha, Greg
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
Joachim and Joanitha, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joachim and Joanitha
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
Joachim on his 0th birthday, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005 Joachim on his 0th birthday
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005
Joachim Rutasitara Vogl was born in May, 2005. Saint Joachim was the husband of Saint Anne and the father of the Virgin Mary. Joachim is a Jewish name which means 'May Jehovah exalt, God prepares, God will establish, the Lord will judge'. Rutasitara is a Ruhaya name given by Joanitha's father which means roughly 'you will stay out of trouble'.
Joanitha with a moose, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2004 Joanitha with a moose
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2004
We didn't see any moose when we were in the park, but we did see a herd of elk.
Greg and Joanitha at Bear Lake, Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2004 Greg and Joanitha at Bear Lake
Rocky Mountain NP, Colorado, 2004
Bear Lake is a beautiful spot and easy to walk around, but we were drenched by a rainfall on our way up to Nymph Lake.
Greg and Joanitha near a rock tunnel, Poudre Canyon, Colorado, 2004 Greg and Joanitha near a rock tunnel
Poudre Canyon, Colorado, 2004
This tunnel was blasted through the rock so the road could follow the canyon.
Joanitha at Rossborough Park, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2004 Joanitha at Rossborough Park
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2004
Joanitha with Walmart flowers, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2004 Joanitha with Walmart flowers
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2004
Greg and Joanitha in their apartment, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2004 Greg and Joanitha in their apartment
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2004
In Fort Collins, life in the projects was not so bad.
Greg and Joanitha with wigs and African shirts, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2004 Greg and Joanitha with wigs and African shirts
Fort Collins, Colorado, 2004
We love rasta music and saw Lucky Dube's concert in Kampala in 2003, but this is not our real hair.
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).
Greg and Joanitha's family, "Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2004 Greg and Joanitha's family
"Kanazi, Kagera", Tanzania, 2004
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
"the bride, sendoff party, Ntungamo", Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003 the bride, sendoff party, Ntungamo
Bukoba, Tanzania, 2003
Maria, Joanitha, Merensiana
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.
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.
"Joanitha in a tree, national arboretum", Nairobi, Kenya, 2003 Joanitha in a tree, national arboretum
Nairobi, Kenya, 2003
The arboretum in Kenya is a large park full of many varieties of trees, both indigenous and imported.
Joanitha on Valentine's day, Kampala, Uganda, 2003 Joanitha on Valentine's day
Kampala, Uganda, 2003
The flowers and outdoor setting at this hilltop hotel in Kabalagala made up for the food and rooms.
Joanitha near Kampala International University, Kampala, Uganda, 2003 Joanitha near Kampala International University
Kampala, Uganda, 2003
Joanitha attended KIU for a year in computer science but was disappointed by the chaotic disorganization of the newly founded university and found the classes to be overcrowded, impersonal and nonpractical.
Joanitha preparing senene, Kampala, Uganda, 2003 Joanitha preparing senene
Kampala, Uganda, 2003
Senene are bright green grasshoppers which appear at a few short times of the year in the Great Lakes region of East Africa. They are attracted by artificial lights, captured in bedsheets, and fried in oil or slowly roasted over coals. They make a spicy, crunchy snack and are traditionally associated with couples in love.
Joanitha at a photo studio, Kampala, Uganda, 2003 Joanitha at a photo studio
Kampala, Uganda, 2003
We came to a small, crowded shop in the middle of town to have some ID photos taken, but they were taking so long that we decided to use their studio and my camera.
"Joanitha photographing monkeys, national arboretum", Entebbe, Uganda, 2003 Joanitha photographing monkeys, national arboretum
Entebbe, Uganda, 2003
The arboretum in Entebbe has a nice setting by Lake Victoria near the Wildlife Education Centre and is home to two types of monkeys and many types of birds.
"Joanitha and two hatted characters, Speke Resort", Munyonyo, Uganda, 2003 Joanitha and two hatted characters, Speke Resort
Munyonyo, Uganda, 2003
These two contestants in the hat contest at the goat races were like right out of My Fair Lady. Joanitha wanted to stay late; she could have danced all night.
Greg and Joanitha in the rain, Mount Elgon, Uganda, 2003 Greg and Joanitha in the rain
Mount Elgon, Uganda, 2003
Mount Elgon was cold and rainy, and climbing muddy paths was a challenge, but we enjoyed the lush vegetation and serenity.
Joanitha with flowers, Mount Elgon, Uganda, 2003 Joanitha with flowers
Mount Elgon, Uganda, 2003
Mount Elgon has a beautiful variety of flowering plants.
Joanitha with armed park ranger, Mount Elgon, Uganda, 2003 Joanitha with armed park ranger
Mount Elgon, Uganda, 2003
To take a walk in Mount Elgon, even for day hikes, you are required to be accompanied by armed park rangers, who protect against poachers and bandits as well as whatever few rare wild animals might remain. But the ranger said the park has been quite safe lately.
Joanitha viewing Sipi Falls, Mount Elgon, Uganda, 2003 Joanitha viewing Sipi Falls
Mount Elgon, Uganda, 2003
"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.
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.
Joanitha viewing Falcon bus, Kagera, Tanzania, 2002 Joanitha viewing Falcon bus
Kagera, Tanzania, 2002
Our bus was stuck in the mud for over an hour, precariously close to falling into a ditch.
"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
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 near a tree planted by President Moi, Kisumu, Kenya, 1997 Joanitha near a tree planted by President Moi
Kisumu, Kenya, 1997
Joanitha's school went on a sporting trip to Kenya and stopped by this monument to Kenya's long-time president. Many things were named after Moi, who held onto power for more than 20 years.
Joanitha acting as a ghost, Mwanza, Tanzania, 1997 Joanitha acting as a ghost
Mwanza, Tanzania, 1997
Joanitha enjoyed drama and acting. Some students were afraid of her for some time after this performance.
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