STORIES FROM THE FIELD
In 2018 a meat drying group called Emainyo which means ‘let’s stand up and rise’ and has 46 members (43 women
and 3 men) was set up in Losinoni Kati village in Arumeru District, Arusha District Council (more story in the below attachment).
Alternative sources of energy provide women with more time in their day
Women traditionally bear the burden of collecting firewood used for domestic purposes in rural Tanzania. The rangeland environment in which pastoralists inhabit is harsh and unforgiving.
Continue here for more stories about Emainyo group and the burden of collecting firewood and the role played by some men like Filipo: