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Building Creative Capacity

During the June school holiday, eight scholars from our Peer Mentoring Program had the opportunity to join an Innovation Capacity Building Workshop to get their young minds thinking in a new way, and their hands working with new materials. The participants went to a five-day technical workshop with a local Arushian NGO called Twende, which

Math & Science Project for TFFT Scholars

Last month, I worked on coordinating a math and science project, targeted to help some of our scholars who need extra attention in these subjects. The project is set to provide academic assistance to secondary students who need more time and focused learning in math, chemistry, physics, and biology. We hope that the scholars will gain a deeper level

A Glimpse into TFFT’s Peer Mentoring Program

At the beginning of this year, 17 of our scholars participated in a special training about emotional intelligence, simple counseling, and mentoring. This group of Peer Mentors was sensitized on identifying other students under stress, and how best to support those students. They were also paired with new TFFT Scholars to help them adjust to a new community as they

Dreaming Together

Having spent the first part of the year sharing our dream for the learning centre with the TFFT family in the U.S., it was pretty special to return to Tanzania and feel the growing anticipation of the TFFT Scholars and team. Countless moments have reminded me what a game changer this is going to be

TFFT Training for Parents and Guardians

TFFT's Psychosocial & Health Program introduced parent trainings to emphasize the importance of guardians’ involvement in their child’s life both at home and in school. So far, the workshops have progressed well; we have already trained four groups of parents and guardians of our scholars. This training helps to explore areas that can be easily overlooked. A basic tool that guided us

Hooray! You Made the Match!

Congratulations!! We are excited to announce that through your generous response to the Capital Campaign Challenge, we were able to secure the entire $50,000 match and double each dollar you donated over the past month to the construction of the Learning Centre and the continuation of our mission. WOW!!! As always, we are blown away by

Building Better Communities Competition

On a rainy Saturday morning the students of Usa River Academy were assigned the task of building a better community. With colored pencils and paper in hand, groups of students came together to creatively draw on a poster an African village and were then asked to include as much detail as possible that would ensure

Introducing Robin

We are thrilled to welcome Robin to the team as our Psychosocial and Health Program Coordinator! Her strong passion for health education and our mission is inspiring, and we are excited to see the positive impact she will bring to TFFT. Welcome, Robin! My name is Robin Mwanga, I am the first born of three siblings. I have a

Inter-School Competition for Secondary Students

TFFT's Full Circle Program has started the initial preparation for an inter-school competition that will take place in the first week of August. Last year, we hosted an essay writing and poster making competition that included participants from 52 primary schools in Meru District. This year, the competition will be for math, science, and essay writing in English

Increasing Access to Academic Books

A part of the Scholarship Program goal is to support the academic achievements of our scholars. This support takes many different forms such as Individual Learning Plans, extra tutoring, teacher training, giving resources to teacher training centres and attending to the psychosocial well-being of the child. One of the practical academic support activities by TFFT