A Kuku for a Cat

  The other night, we were woken up by a rat scurrying around our house. A disgusting, disease-carrying, fruit-stealing, home-invading rat. After we finished panicking, we vowed to get a cat. This was harder than it sounds. We headed over to our nearest neighbor, Mwalimu Devon. She stops by our house every day to greet … More A Kuku for a Cat

HGTZ: Kitchen Remodel, Tanzanian Style

Throughout his service, Christopher will share photos and comments on construction methods in Tanzania. Join him as he discusses huts, skyscrapers, and everything in between during his HGTZ: Homes and Gardens of Tanzania posts.  In Tanzania, late-night snacks have a different meaning. Detached kitchens keep the smoke from charcoal jikos away from living areas. You’ll need to … More HGTZ: Kitchen Remodel, Tanzanian Style


C2 Tanzania First and foremost, thank you for checking out our blog! We are incredibly grateful for the opportunity to serve in the Peace Corps, as it has been a longtime dream for both of us. We are Christina Schneider and Christopher Wake, a married couple serving in Tanzania. We have been together since 2012, … More Introduction