My name is Katie and I am thrilled to be the new Development and Operations Associate in the Charlotte, NC office! Originally from Chicago, I have been privileged to have had access to tremendous education (and tremendous deep dish pizza) my whole life. I experienced how one teacher could alter the trajectory of my career
Hello! My name is Alexandra Lawrence and I am thrilled to be joining the TFFT family as the Communications and Marketing Manager. This past month marks my 12th move around the world as my significant other, Danny, and I recently moved to Phoenix, Arizona: a new adventure for us in our personal lives, and also
Today is World AIDS Day. Our founder and executive director, Meghann, talks to the work TFFT does in relation to health care support as part of our whole child experience and the importance of advocacy for our children in the health and wellness sector. "Good health is not only a consequence, but also a cause,
Wow! Thank you for lighting the way with us. What an evening to remember. On Saturday, November 11th, 175 donors, doers, and door-openers came together in Charlotte, North Carolina for our 11th annual South of the Sahara Gala, to celebrate the power that education can have to transform lives. We were reminded once again how
Good afternoon TFFT friends! Every year we anxiously count down the days until our family gathers in Charlotte to celebrate the impact of our mission together. It is hard to believe we are just 9 days away from our 11th annual S.O.S. Gala, and we cannot wait to see many of you at this special event!
Over the next ten weeks, we will be focusing on the power of influence in our TFFT community through our blog and social media channels: individuals who give, individuals who teach, individuals who advocate, individuals who thrive. Below, Hilda shares an update on the Inter-School Competition (to learn more about the process of the Inter-School Competition, click here)
Sounds fun... right?! Last month on top of getting to spend time in Tanzania (my happy place), I got to spend 4 days with a group of 700 really fascinating, driven individuals keen to learn, grow, and make this world a better place at the TEDGlobal Conference. Outside of the fact that I was sleep
For the past two years, The Foundation For Tomorrow has awarded select teachers in Meru and Arusha City Councils with a Most Outstanding Teacher Award (MOTA). The general objective of this award is to increase teachers' motivation, self-belief, and professional identity, and also to influence school management teams to stay aware of positive professional practices and set high expectations for school employees.
We are thrilled about our new Team TFFT website, which makes it possible for both individual and group fundraisers to support TFFT in improving access to quality education through athletic endeavors. We'll be sharing more soon, and today, we are excited for you to meet Kieran, one of Team TFFT's athletes. He is a freshman in high school, and his story
One of the projects that TFFT's Psychosocial & Health Program works on is our Livelihood Initiatives project. TFFT implemented this project as a means of supporting and economically enabling the heads of household for our scholars. As much educational support as these young and brilliant minds receive, they still go back to their homes and are faced