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

Tough Times Are Temporary….

June 4, 2020

….But the lessons learned are for a lifetime.  This is what we at Toa are coming to grips with as schools in Tanzania remain closed just as we look ahead … Continue reading

Can’t Knock the Hustle

June 3, 2020

“I’m taking out this time / To give you a piece of my mind …. I’m just trying to get mine / I don’t have the time / To knock the hustle … Continue reading

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

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