Snapshots of daily life

Analog Facebook: The names and pictures of the residents of Ruponda village are posted on the walls of the school.

Drummers welcome the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) delegation to Ruponda village.

Two drovers herd their cattle on the outskirts of Masasi. In southern Tanzania, livestock is an important source of wealth.

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To the south and west of Masasi, the savannah stretches far into the horizon, interrupted only by the occasional lonely hill.

In Nanganga village, women who have received support through PWRDF programs, raise their hands.

Many of the staff members working on PWRDF projects in southern Tanzania, like Judith Ernest and Viktor William, who work out of Tunduru city, are from a younger generation of Tanzanians who came of age after the devastation of the HIV/AIDS crisis in the 1980s and 1990s.

Two men take a break from the mid-day heat in Ruponda village in the shade of local shop.

In southern Tanzania, the motorcycle is the most ubiquitous form of transportation, but gas stations are rare. Instead, villages are dotted with small kiosks selling gasoline out of plastic jugs.

In Ruponda village, men relax around a cooking fire in the heat of the afternoon.

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