the girl effect
Hi lovelys, I am back from an amazing vacation, babymoon, with my man. It rained quite a lot but we were able to get some rest and quality time together. I was going to do a few of my tips from Mallorca as my frist post back but I decided that needed to post this video first. So Mallorca tips will just have to wait a little. The Girl Effect wants to eradicate poverty and raise the standard of living in the develping world in a simple and effective away. Watch the video. You might remeber…
Slums of Mwanza
Houses along Lake Victoria, dubbed the "Slums of Mwanza" in Mwanza, Tanzania. Children on the lake lashed plastic barrels together and used them as a raft and diving platform.
International Food Recipes made Just like Oma
Trying out international food recipes and doing them in an easy and quick way is a fun way to learn about the different cultures of the world.
Katie Quirk is the author of A Girl Called Problem, a middle-grade novel set in Tanzania. Katie's essays and articles--listed below--have appeared in publications including The Washington Post, The New York Times, Slate, The Los Angeles Times, Orion, and The Christian Science Monitor. Katie has a BA in French literature from Haverford College and an MFA…
Top 10 Deadliest Insects - Listverse
Though not necessarily the most prolifically deadly animal on earth, insects certainly hold their fair share of the unfortunate demises. Throughout history, the insect has played a major roll in many different actions and reactions ranging from writings in the Bible to golden statues in Egyptian Tombs. Bugs have also become ingrained in lore and
Some women wearing kitenge and kanga--printed cloth considered the national dress for women in Tanzania. In A Girl Called Problem, women wear kitenge, babies are carried with it, and Shida's uses them to cover herself when she sleeps and also to cover patients.
Discussion Questions by Chapter
Want to discuss or think more about what you’re learning while reading A Girl Called Problem? Here are questions and prompts, divided by chapter, to help you delve deeper into the book. They …