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We're a charity working in Tanzania. Our aim is to eradicate poverty through education.

We work with mostly with the Maasai tribe who take their cattle to graze hundreds of kilometres from their homes. We're hoping to use the moblog technology to get important information to this disparate community.

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Most of those that use our centre are from the Maasai tribe. They still live a traditional lifestyle, the way they have done for hundreds of years. It's important to them that they keep living that way, so it's important to us, too.

They still live in huts made out of mud and dung and learning how to build these is an essential part of a childs' education. They get taught that (and countless other things from fire building to cow herding) by their siblings, parents and grandparents. It's been that way for hundreds of years. We teach what's new to them and what they need in the modern World - literacy, maths, English and even (at their request), computers.

I'm going to close with our regular footer at the moment...

Please, we still need your vote to help us win £45k of funding to continue our work.

It's really easy to vote. You need a Facebook account and about 10 seconds of time...

1. Click on the following link

2. Scroll down to the second Wall Post & Click MAX to vote for me

3. If it asks you download a facebook application click "allow"

Then that's it - your vote is cast and I say a huge thank you!

Voting closes at midday on Thursday 17 September (UK time)... so get voting and pass it on!

16th Sep 2009, 20:13   | tags:,,,,


MaggieD says:

Have passed on your link to my children ...

16th Sep 2009, 20:25

LivLife says:

Thanks Maggie!

16th Sep 2009, 20:38

Caine says:

I've passed on your link to everyone I can think of - and this is a terrific photo.

16th Sep 2009, 21:04

Viv says:

another great picture

16th Sep 2009, 21:07

LivLife says:

Cheers folks... Again - the kids were just so cheeky, playing games, little jokes, having fun all the time... there's so much more freedom

16th Sep 2009, 21:18

rhys says:

Great photo, great cause!

16th Sep 2009, 21:25

swamprose says:

LL, what if you are in the minority who refuse to sign up to facebook? is there another way to donate?

17th Sep 2009, 00:39

jc1000000 says:

Max i tried that link and it doesnt carry over - it just delivers a blank polls page.

Click here then click MAX on the second wall post. Then click allow if it the polls applications asks for permission.

17th Sep 2009, 10:18

jc1000000 says:

Max - i've taken the liberty of updating your post (using moderator special powers) with the correct voting details.

17th Sep 2009, 10:21

Orbit says:

what a wonderful image.
Good luck too.

17th Sep 2009, 13:15

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