Officially Yours

April 4, 2019

Hey hey ho ho, I’m currently writing to you all on a chilly spring day in New York City where I’ve just touched down for a hot minute. Back in … Continue reading

Good Friday

March 16, 2019

Every Friday at Toa Nafasi, we do two very important things.  One is for the benefit of our students and the other is for the benefit of our teachers. For … Continue reading


March 8, 2019

Today is International Women’s Day 2019 and per the website, each year on March 8th, we celebrate globally the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.  The day also … Continue reading

We, the LSC!

March 5, 2019

LSC can stand for many things: Logistics and Supply Chain, Leukemia Stem Cell, Luxury Sports Coupe.  However, for the purposes of this blog, it stands for Local Steering Committee and … Continue reading

The Five Month Itch

February 25, 2019

No, I haven’t picked up some dread disease and no, I’m not pining for 1950s Monroe.  What I am doing, rather, is talking about the time until the 16th biennial … Continue reading

EOY 2018

February 19, 2019

For those of you not on Toa Nafasi’s electronic mailing list, I thought I’d quickly share with you our End of Year Report for 2018, which we recently sent out … Continue reading

Hooray for Payday!

February 18, 2019

Hey all, and greetings from a finally quiet house in Moshi.  With my mom and Kaitlin gone, I can now get through some emails and attend to my own work … Continue reading

Lifestyles of the Rich, Famous, and Learning-Disabled

February 7, 2019

I thought this was a kind of cool article from, a website I favor when reading up on learning disabilities: who has them, how to cope with them, and … Continue reading

Meet the Parents

February 6, 2019

Hi all and salaams from Moshi, Tanzania where the current temperature is somewhere in the 30s C/90s F and we are all just about to die of heatstroke. Carla has … Continue reading

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