Providing Chances, Promoting Children

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In Swahili, toa nafasi means “provide a chance,” expressing our mission to give every learner in the primary school classroom an opportunity to succeed, regardless of his or her learning style.


The Toa Model

From the Blog

“Everyone Is Blessed.”

November 2, 2018

Maya Angelou is quoted as saying, “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”  I’d like to think that we at Toa have both given cheerfully and accepted … Continue reading

“How to Really Help Children Abroad”

October 29, 2018

This article is reprinted from an op-ed in the New York Times on October 23rd, 2018.  I am posting it because I think it presents a really sound and logical … Continue reading

Finding Your Feet

October 28, 2018

Hi everyone, and sorry I’ve not posted for a bit.  I’ve been terribly busy finding my footing back in the United States, jetlag having been really bad this trip for … Continue reading