Rebecca Elizabeth Yeong Ae Corey was born in Daegu, South Korea & raised in Athens, Georgia.

She is the co-founder of the Tanzania Heritage Project, an initiative that preserves and celebrates Tanzanian cultural heritage, especially through the digitization of its analog reel-to-reel archives.

From 2012-2014, she was the Managing Director of Busara Promotions, the cultural NGO that produces the annual Sauti za Busara music festival in Zanzibar.

Rebecca is also a strategic development consultant to Santuri East Africa. She has also been a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, a Kiva Fellow in Tanzania and New Orleans, and a freelance photographer and writer.

You can contact her directly at: rebeccaecorey@gmail.com


4 Comments Add yours

  1. sophia lin says:

    I found your info on the kiva site as I was searching for sourcing on kangas. Our non-profit is doing work in East Africa, mainly Ethiopia, Kenya and Burundi and we are looking to source African made kangas for our sewing co-ops. Was wondering if your group (Tujijenge Tanzania, Ltd.) that is represented by Kiva sources their own kangas or if they’re purchased at the local market. If they are made within Africa and have a reliable source, I’d be interested in discussing more how we could connect our two groups so they could have a more consistent supply of kangas. We love what you’re doing!

    Sophia Lin

  2. Bob Robinson says:


    Praying for your total healing. Thank you for your dedication, committment and making a difference to better this world. I believe you will……

    All the best,

    Bob Robinson
    Rotary Club of Canton

  3. Very impressed! I stumbled upon http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SOQNtIslg4 by accident. I am Ugandan born….attended Secondary school in Tanzania then came to US for college and been here almost 30 years now. Your project brings back many fond memories of Tanzania!! We could profile your work on http://www.blackstarnews.com

    Please reach me via milton@blackstarnews.com or through facebook
    Milton Allimadi

  4. Habari Becca,wewe ni msichana mwenye kujituma sana,
    Naamini mabadiliko na kusudio lako litafanikiwa/timia.

    Nakutakia mafanikio mema kwa kila jema ulilotarajia.

    From cool team/bro,be blessed.

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