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Thousands of hours of Afro-jazz and dance music on damaged reel-to-reels are in danger of being lost forever. Help us digitize them.
Thousands of hours of Afro-jazz and dance music on damaged reel-to-reels are in danger of being lost forever. Help us digitize them.
235 backers pledged $17,040 to help bring this project to life.

Back in Dar-es-Salaam

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A note to our international backers

Your rewards are on their way! We had a delay with shipping these rewards internationally because of the additional customs paperwork that has to be filled out. Don't worry, you'll get them soon!

Thanks for your patience.

Pamoja kwa muziki,

The Radio Tanzania Team

Track Listing Correction- Apologies!

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Interview with Vijana FM and Mobile Money Contributions

Today Rebecca’s interview with Vijana FM went live on their website. Vijana FM is a web-based platform meant to encourage dialogue, debate, and education among the youth of East Africa. Their moto is “Soma. Sikiliza. Angalia. Changia.” (in English, Read. Listen. Watch. Contribute.).

Vijana is the Kiswahili word for “youth,” and on the Vijana FM platform, young people can come together to share, exchange, and develop ideas for sustainable development in East Africa. They concentrate especially on sustainable social entrepreneurship and believe that “informal education” (the process of acquiring knowledge through human experience, collaboration, and interaction) is as powerful as institutionalized, formal learning that occurs in more structured environments.

To read the interview, go here. There are also some beautiful photos by Jonathan Kalan included in the interview.

For those of you in East Africa, please help us spread the word about the new way to contribute to the Tanzania Heritage Project: mobile banking! You can "text" us donations.

Our numbers are: Tigo Pesa – 0655 542 939 and Airtel – 0687 542 939. Every bit counts– asenteni!

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"Dunia ni Matembezi" and more info about your rewards

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