From the Field: George Visits a Deadly Stretch of Road

George Malekela, an Amend Senior Programme Assistant in Tanzania, describes his visit to a deadly stretch of road in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and his interactions with the local community there:

B_2This week I visited a neighborhood of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania called Bondeni where a trunk road was recently upgraded. Since the upgrading of the road was completed in late 2014 there have been many injuries and fatalities to community members trying to cross the road. Though there is a zebra crossing–and residents use it–they are getting hit by vehicles regardless.

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February 17, 2015