We crossed into Uganda yesterday, border crossing interesting as we had to go through three small buildings and our driver an additional building, meanwhile cows crossed back and forth with no problem!

Both countries and beautiful being volcanic, mountains, mostly “sleeping” all but one. Staying in a lovely hotel over looking lake Bonyoni from our balcony.

We have visited women’s empowerment centers in both countries, and truly believe Karimu’s model works best, as once the women have repaid their loan and lent it forward, they afre then totally on their own in terms of earnings.  Others we have looked at depend on tourism, co-ps, etc.  Want to study this further, but at least for the rural women in TZ what they are doing is effective.

We are weary travelers now.  the rest of the journey will be for touring, a game drive in Queen Eliabeth Park  and again in the morning.

Jessie

 

 

 

 

 

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