My Sister, My Friend

July 24, 2020

On July 24, 2015, we lost our beloved dada and Toa Nafasi co-founder, Vumilia Temba, at the tender age of only 31 years. I first met Vumi in 2007 when … Continue reading

Smiles and Sanitizer

July 11, 2020

The article below was printed in the Daily News (Tanzania) on June 29th, the same day that schools reopened in the East African nation.  The photos are courtesy of Toa’s own … Continue reading

Teacher Feature: Spotlight on Grace Tenga

July 7, 2020

I am pleased to be able to share with you all a brand-new Teacher Feature on one of our newer hires.  Grace joined us in time for the 2019 expansion … Continue reading

Bar None

June 29, 2020

Recently we shared with you the results of the cohorts at last year’s 9 participating public primary school sites (this year, we are in 11 schools!) after a full year … Continue reading

School’s in Session

June 29, 2020

Well, guys, today is the day.  After over three months’ hiatus due to COVID-19 closures, schools in Tanzania are back in session as of Monday, June 29th. As I’ve intimated … Continue reading

Teacher Feature: Spotlight on Imelda Urio (Version 2.0)

June 23, 2020

Once again, here is another Toa Nafasi “Teacher Feature” in which we read about a Toa tutor in her own words. Meet Imelda Urio who joined us in 2016 and … Continue reading

Graph Math

June 21, 2020

Last year, The Toa Nafasi Project operated in 9 public primary schools in Moshi Municipality, Kilimanjaro, and assessed over 800 students, going on to support 650 of them in a … Continue reading

Teacher Feature: Spotlight on Rose Assey (Version 2.0)

June 21, 2020

I’m so excited to be able to post a brand-new, circa 2020 “Teacher Feature” at long last! Teacher Features were meant to be glimpses of our incredible tutors in their … Continue reading

Alumni Annals: Spotlight on Godlisten

June 18, 2020

Earlier this year, we decided to start creating “Alumni Annals” to track the success of children who have gone through the Toa Nafasi program and who have come out stronger … Continue reading

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