About the Author
Alan R. Roy
About The Book
In September 2010, Canadian architect Alan R. Roy left for Tanzania to realize two long-held dreams -- climb Mount Kilimanjaro, and build a school. He accomplished both, and ended up building two schools, in five weeks! One school is in the impoverished district of Majengo in Arusha, and the other in the village of Gongali, on the doorstep of Tanzania's world-renowned safari country.
This is the story of Roy's amazing adventure, a journey of discovery, full of colourful insights and amusing incidents that expose the charm and friendliness of a struggling people determined to educate their children. Roy balances the serious business of construction with an open-minded willingness to learn and celebrate the local culture, and takes from this experience a renewed determination to make a significant improvement to the lives of a growing number of African children.
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