The Kesho Trust

Current Activities

Community Research in Tanzania Research

Planning for research activities in both study areas in Tanzania is underway.  Local partner representatives and the KT Corrdinator are reviewing research topics and approaches and preparing for community engagement visits.

The two study areas are related to the local partners in the project:

  • Enguserosambu Forest Trust (EFT):  Ngorongoro District, Arusha Region 
  • Ereto Maasai Youth (EMAYO):  Kilindi District, Tanga Region
Student Selection

A Masters student, Katelynne Herchak, has been recruited at UVic with a start date of September, 2021.  The position will be a two year funded position in which the first year will be spent at UVic undertaking course work and preparing for Tanzania based research in the second year as the basis of the thesis.

In Tanzania, field research support costs are being provided to interested and qualified students to encourage and benefit from research generated in the project area of interest.  Advertisements for the field research support have been circulated. For more information: Tanzania Field Research Support