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

You’re Hired!

September 23, 2019

I am happy to announce that the interviewing and hiring process of our 3 new tutors is complete.  To refresh your memories, we have been asked to expand – again … Continue reading

Now Hiring

September 17, 2019

So, my friends, I am now back almost two weeks in America, specifically New York City, and just finding my sea legs.  It’s not that NYC is a new environment … Continue reading

Plastic Bags and Me

September 4, 2019

In the last couple of months, two things in Tanzania have become obsolete: the first is plastic bags and the second is me. In an effort to be more environmentally … Continue reading

Three Cheers for Our Four Volunteers!

September 2, 2019

Volunteer noun a person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertake a task a person who works for an organization without being paid This past July, … Continue reading

From Grassroots to Global

August 30, 2019

A blind man died and the village gathered for his funeral.  As it was about to begin, one of his grandchildren asked the pastor: “Has grandpa gone to hell?”  Astonished, … Continue reading

Bounding for Light

August 26, 2019

Long before I started The Toa Nafasi Project in Kilimanjaro; and long before I was a book publicist in New York City; and long before I graduated Columbia University; and … Continue reading

Little by Little

August 14, 2019

This week (August 12 – 16), GlobalGiving will match all eligible donations to The Toa Nafasi Project up to $50 while funds last!  All donations made to partners with Partner or Leader … Continue reading

Toa Nafasi’s 2019 Q2 Review for YOU!

August 5, 2019

For those readers out there who are not on The Toa Nafasi Project’s subscription list for quarterly reports, I am happy to reprint our Q2 newsletter here.  Some of the … Continue reading

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