August 27, 2017

Toa Nafasi follows Sandra Martin at SpecialtyEDU on Twitter.  She self-describes thus: “Ed professor & classroom teacher for 38yrs, specialized in programs for inclusion, dyslexia, math & reading difficulties.  ALL … Continue reading

Team Fox

August 11, 2017

One of the really fun things about working in development in Africa is the unique and interesting partnerships you make along the way. This past week, my dear friend Deus … Continue reading

It’s Good to Be Green

August 9, 2017

Peep this from Nic Corbett, USAID’s blog editor.  Soooo, she may be a little bit biased, but she’s damn right, this is a good guy and it is good to … Continue reading

The Gift of Voice

August 7, 2017

From Autism Parenting Magazine, this article (https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/gift-of-voice/) warmed the absolute cockles of my heart.  For realz.  Check it out and see what amazing parents of special needs children are doing … Continue reading


July 28, 2017

I know this blog is dedicated to The Toa Nafasi Project and the work we do supporting children with learning difficulties in public primary schools in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, but I … Continue reading

Turn, Turn, Turn

July 26, 2017

“The Reverend Mother always says, ‘When the Lord closes a door, somewhere he opens a window.’” So says Maria in The Sound of Music as she finally admits her love … Continue reading


July 17, 2017

Hey readers, and pole sana for the delay in posting this blog entry.  I’ve been here, there, and everywhere in between with barely a moment to catch my breath!  At … Continue reading

Mama Joyce

June 22, 2017

I feel like only die-hard Bravo fanatics (like myself) will get the pun of this post’s title, but nonetheless, I shall forge ahead. The “Mama Joyce” in question here is … Continue reading

Education My Foot, Use Your Brain!

June 20, 2017

Please, please, please, PLEASE read this amazing column by Anthony Tambwe from the Daily News. Love, love, love, LOVE that this newsman is using his media platform not only to … Continue reading

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