Finding Your Feet

October 28, 2018

Hi everyone, and sorry I’ve not posted for a bit.  I’ve been terribly busy finding my footing back in the United States, jetlag having been really bad this trip for … Continue reading

Ahsante Means “Thank You”

October 22, 2018

In Swahili, the national language of Tanzania, a word that is frequently heard is ahsante (or, alternately spelled, asante) which means “thank you.”  It is a word we at Toa … Continue reading

The Brand Newbians 2.0

October 8, 2018

A few years ago, I wrote a blog entry for Toa titled “The Brand Newbians” referring to the additional tutors we hired for our first expansion in 2016.  At that … Continue reading

Sister October

October 2, 2018

Fall is here and, while I am still in Kilimanjaro for the next two weeks and far from any freshly fallen leaves or crisp cool air, I can almost taste … Continue reading

Breaking the IASE

September 24, 2018

Hello, dear readers, and hope you are well wherever you may be.  I write to you ensconced in the lobby of one of Moshi’s finer hotels as power has been … Continue reading

“What We Give”

September 15, 2018

It was Winston Churchill who said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”  One can assume this eloquent thought was … Continue reading


September 12, 2018

Hey ho everybody, and a hearty happy new year to all our Jewish readers out there.  I am freshly back from Zanzibar where I spent four days easing myself into … Continue reading

Lessons from LeBron

September 1, 2018

My love affair with basketball player LeBron James continues to thrive albeit from afar and via mainstream media sources.  I can’t help it.  I get into these grooves and it’s … Continue reading

It’s a Sing Thing

August 27, 2018

As I mentioned last week, I’ve been doing my rounds of each of the participating public primary school sites where Toa has a presence, just checking in and making sure … Continue reading

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