"Pongeza, Regina" Salome, congratulates Regina under the poster which is displayed for the month. Salome who was our first "Worker of the Month - July 2012" is expecting her first born - a boy - and the doctor says it could come "anytime now!"
The indoor staff display some of Regina's prize (The askaris and gardeners were out to lunch!)
Yesterday I reminded them that the lucky person receives a number of household items, such as maize meal, rice, sugar, tea, coffee, dried beans and several treats like jam, biscuits and sweets. If the winner is a woman I include cosmetic items like soap, talc powder and body lotion while the men receive cash to the approximate value of the ladies' goodies.
This was the third consecutive month that I'd presented the award and I think they're beginning to understand that, while the tangible prize of groceries is important, then equally special is the fact that the Worker of the Month is being honoured for work well done.
To answer Diane's question in her comment on my post yesterday, I think they're pleased to have me back. As for me, I'm always pleased to be back in Mwadui!
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