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CU Alum Named Coca-Cola National Scholar

We’re so proud! Chocolate University Alum, Meredith Waites, who traveled with us to Tanzania last August, was recently named a Coca-Cola National Scholar! Selected from thousands of applicants, the program recognizes outstanding high school seniors and aims to nurture “passionate, motivated, service-oriented leaders.” From Meredith: “I would not have… these opportunities if it wasn’t for …

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An update on the three-pronged approach for Chocolate University’s involvement with Mwaya Secondary School in Tenende, Tanzania

Our guest blogger, Daudi Msseemmaa, traveled to Tenende in August 2011. Daudi and his wife Kellen are directors of Empowered Girls, and have been involved with Chocolate University’s efforts for the people of Tenende since 2010. Soon after the first Chocolate University trip to Tanzania, the students who travelled discussed ways they could help their …

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Taking Time to Reflect

The students have been back in the country for a little over a week now and they’ve each taken some time to look back on the knowledge and experiences they gained during their time in Tanzania. In fact, just later this afternoon the students will convene again for their first meeting as a group since …

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A Day in Dar

We spent the day in Dar after we arrived in Tanzania. We did not go to sleep as we needed to adjust our clocks.  We are now going to bed after a full day. Main thing – Shawn Askinosie spent hours on the phone today getting all the details ironed out concerning transporting the beans …

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