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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From the Blog

Thanking You for #GivingTuesdayNow

May 27, 2020

Earlier this month, The Toa Nafasi Project participated in #GivingTuesdayNow, an emergency response launched by GivingTuesday to “the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19 [which] brought millions of people together to … Continue reading

Testus Interruptus

May 24, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “The major problem of life is learning how to handle the costly interruptions.  The door that slams shut, the plan that got sidetracked, the … Continue reading

Hati ya Pongezi

April 29, 2020

Loosely translated, hati ya pongezi means “a congratulatory document” in Swahili.  Said congratulatory document (specifically for the classroom refurbishment project with Friends of Tanzania) arrived in my WhatsApp inbox this … Continue reading