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About Imo & Tom Feilding

I'm in my 30s and work for the University of Bristol, I regularly visit Buigiri Village slapbang in the centre of Tanzania in East Africa. It is a very poor semi-desert area. I spend much of my time and money helping individuals improve their situation and I write about it on here.

2014/15 trip, Part 4

Saturday, 3rd January I have been staying at Buigiri Blind School this trip but all the children have been away for the Christmas holidays. Today they began to drift back to the school. This is quite a logistical mission. There … Continue reading

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2014/15 trip, Part 3

Saturday, 27th December We headed back into Dodoma to spend the day with a group of Deaf people. Dawei trained as a sign language interpreter and it was interesting to see how he managed at communicating, given that in Tanzania … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life #19

I will spare you all a sleep photo. This is a rare moment of peace in the living room. The bottles are left over from dinner the night before and the place could do with a bit of a tidy. … Continue reading

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2014 Trip part 2

Sunday 21st December I once again had various visitors this morning and fortunately it all went fairly straightforward. It helped that most of the village was at church. We managed to leave the house before everyone piled out. We had … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life #18

Here is the obligatory fake sleep photo I was awoken by someone ploughing the field outside my window. I face a constant struggle with the internet. The 0 kbps speed was labelled as ‘good’. I eventually connect and manage to … Continue reading

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