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.


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Teacher Feature: Spotlight on Imelda Urio

October 16, 2019

Welcome to another edition of Toa Nafasi’s “Teacher Features” where we shine a spotlight on one of our thirty tutors and hear from her in her own words.  This time, … Continue reading

Picture Perfect

October 8, 2019

Hello all, and salaams from New York City where I have now been repatriated for about a month.  I’m usually here during this time of year for our Fall fundraising … Continue reading

Teacher Feature: Spotlight on Sia Mtenga

September 28, 2019

Hi all, and welcome to another installment of The Toa Nafasi Project’s “Teacher Features.”  In the past, we’ve highlighted Walimu Rose Assey, Glory Mongi, and Terewiael Mshiu.  Now we bring … Continue reading