Meet Bertha – one inspiring woman creating #lastingchange

Team Honk is about bloggers raising money and awareness for Comic Relief. To celebrate International Women’s Day #iwd2014, Annie Tanya, and Penny are in Tanzania finding out how donations to Sport Relief last year have created female entrepreneurs and #lastingchange for women, their families and communities and beyond – rippling out #lastingchange in Africa.

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Bertha – IWD14

This is Bertha.  She’s a food producer in Dar es Salaam who has received support from the Gatsby Trust.   Bertha makes three different types of wine, garlic paste and a flour used to make porridge.  In addition to making products she is also now training other women to do the same. Bertha works from a processing plant that she built herself at the back of her property, with room dedicated to each part of her business.

How can you help?

If you’ve got five minutes On Twitter, please RT, share and support any updates you see with the #lastingchange hashtag.

If you’ve got 30 minutes today @Britmums have a #lastingchange Twitter party Friday 7th March between 1 and 1.30pm UK time.

DONATE You can help create #lastingchange by sponsoring #teamhonkrelay for Sport Relief

GET INVOLVED Join up for your local Sport Relief event.

Thanks for helping to create #lastingchange

Inspiring Women Blogging Prompt


  1. I have loved reading all these stories, I love how the Gatsby trust are helping them to further in what they have already started by way of education, which is enabling them to help their children for the future x