If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time – a tremendous whack. ~Winston Churchill

Ashe Collection New Necklaces for Sale

We are thrilled to offer these few remaining necklaces from our Ashe Collection — sourced primarily from AYAM AFRICA. These are each one of a kind… please email anne@unitetnz.org if you are interested. Again, our work with Ashe is to support the employment of artisans in Africa and support the work of our Foundation through […]

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Unite Tours is featured on Huffington Post

Our long-time friend, Unite Tour client and fellow lover of Tanzania, Stacey Nelkin recently published a fantastic piece called 5 Reasons to Visit Africa with your Teenager this Summer on Huffington Post. Stacey and her husband Marco and their two children first visited Tanzania as clients of Unite. Through our unique Unite Tour program they were […]

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Africa: My love story

Twenty four years ago I traveled to Tanzania for the first time, and I fell in love. Real love. Huge love. Knee shaking, lip quivering love. The kind of love that makes you feel invincible while vulnerable, insatiable with curiosity for the other, capable of wonders, ecstatic in your own skin, and completely seen and “at […]

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Meet Mary

  Mary Sebastian as born on the July 7th, 1972. She is 6 months younger than me. She was raised in the Mengwe-Juu village of the Rombo District of the Kilimanjaro Region of northern Tanzania. Her father died when she was very young, and she lived with her mother and her siblings. After primary school there was no money for […]

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This Valentine’s Day… Sponsor a Child in the Name of your Beloved

Another idea this Valentine’s Day… instead of chocolate, flowers or jewelry… honor the one you love most by overflowing that love onto others… a world away, living in greatest need. In the name of your beloved, sponsor a child at the St. Joseph’s Orphanage in Kiserian Village, Tanzania. You can see more about Unite’s work there by clicking […]

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A Face of Microfinance

There is not a cloud in the sky and the huge noonday African sun shines bright and hot, but still it is hard to make out the contours of Rose’s thin face inside this dark, damp handmade structure she calls home. Built with mud and dung from her mother-in-law’s compound, sticks hauled in on her […]

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A Rock Star and some Orphans

  Click here or on the image above to see a video short of Jim’s rock concert at St. Joseph’s.    On Monday, January 19th, I spent the morning at St. Joseph’s orphanage in Tanzania with international musician Jim Kroft. I met Jim at Blues & Chutney lodge in Arusha where I spent a week having […]

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