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

The Sing-A-Long Gang

July 10, 2018

A new twist on an old classic, I present to you The Toa Nafasi Project singers! Last week, before wrapping up her two-week volunteer stint and heading back to California, … Continue reading

Shannah Banana

July 1, 2018

Hey everybody, and meet Shannah (rhymes with “banana”) Zorn!  She has recently come to us in Moshi via the IASE (International Association of Special Education) for two weeks’ worth of … Continue reading

The International Foundation

June 23, 2018

Just about halfway through 2018, and The Toa Nafasi Project is having a stellar year thus far.  Not wanting to jinx it, I won’t crow too loudly, but I will … Continue reading