Hello again! From now on I will be blogging in English so our friends throughout the world can follow the progress of Econef.
Things are happening fast now – as I have mentioned earlier, House A and C have all their walls and ringbeams, after New Years the builders will start working on the roofs. The new playground is taking shape and will be inaugurated on the 26th of December when we are having a Goat BBQ for the kids and some friends of Econef. Will follow up with a post to report!
The fruit orchard is really happening – Ngouk has been plowing the ground and the kids have dug holes and planted loads of banana trees, peaches, avocadoes, two different types of mangoes and some indigenous trees there to create shade and to together with the rest of the trees, bind the soil to prevent it from erosion.
After Christmas we are also investing in a watch dog – it’s important to get the proper training for it and to have somebody responsible for it so I have talked to a security company that Caroline is currently working with who do this kind of training and as soon as the dog is here I am planning to sponsor this. A new watchman also begins in 2016 and he is used to dogs and will make sure he gets his exercise, continued training, love and care that he needs. I so wish I could give you an IRL tour of this, in fact, when all is in place and if you happen to be in northern Tanzania at some point, please stop by and say hello!
So, that’s it for today – I will return shortly with more news from the BBQ and from the first Econef Basketball Tournament within soon.
Have a wonderful Christmas!