November 20th was Universal Children’s Day and though I mentioned it on Toa’s social media platforms, I didn’t have a chance to give a shout-out here on the blog. The … Continue reading
This week we, in the United States, celebrated Thanksgiving, a holiday in which we acknowledge what we are grateful for in our lives and why. I personally love being home … Continue reading
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
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
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
In Swahili, the national language of Tanzania, a word that is frequently heard is ahsante (or, alternately spelled, asante) which means “thank you.” It is a word we at Toa … Continue reading
A few years ago, I wrote a blog entry for Toa titled “The Brand Newbians” referring to the additional tutors we hired for our first expansion in 2016. At that … Continue reading
Fall is here and, while I am still in Kilimanjaro for the next two weeks and far from any freshly fallen leaves or crisp cool air, I can almost taste … Continue reading
Hello, dear readers, and hope you are well wherever you may be. I write to you ensconced in the lobby of one of Moshi’s finer hotels as power has been … Continue reading
It was Winston Churchill who said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” One can assume this eloquent thought was … Continue reading
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