bettina is the african-inspired contributor to fairly. biologist by profession, she used to spend some of her working time in subsaharan africa in the field of malaria and tuberculosis research. her favourite country in africa is tanzania. despite their poverty, the tanzanians' attitude towards life is mostly positive and they always find a reason for a smile or joke even though every day is a struggle to get daily needs met. besides her work, bettina had the possibility to travel around in tanzania and to check out handicraft markets in dar es salaam, the biggest city of tanzania located at the shore of the asian sea. since the birth of her son in january 2015, she has spent most of her time in switzerland.