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Peer Mentor Update

“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” Steven Spielberg. This was our training quote in December a three days training from 17th -19th December 2018. The training took place at TFFT office. This years mentoring training was the most

NECTA 2018 Results

NECTA is the National Examination Council of Tanzania. They are responsible for administration and moderation of all exams in Tanzania. All public and most private schools use the NETCA curriculum. In the year 2018, a total of 38 TFFT scholars sat for the National examinations at different stages/education levels. It was a good year

The Importance of Seeking Equity

The Racial Equity Institute hosted a Racial Equity Workshop in Charlotte this month, which Molly and I were lucky enough to attend. The workshop focused on a wide variety of topics and their impact on the state of race in the US today, from U.S.’s racial history to implicit bias. When we discussed the

Meet our 2019 Share the LOVE Team Leaders!

This year will be our 7th year of SHARE the LOVE, a fun Valentine’s Challenge. Everyone has their own feelings about the Hallmark holiday that characterizes February. We at TFFT embrace the concept of Valentine’s Day as a way to simply SHARE the LOVE to the teachers and students we serve in Tanzania. Valentine’s

Unpacking Vulnerability

“Vulnerable” is found frequently in TFFT’s newsletters, on our website, in our notes to our donors and volunteers, and in our blog posts. Vulnerable is  heard when we speak about our scholars, written into our vision and mission statements, and scattered throughout our social media posts. We use the word vulnerable as a main

Child Protection Conferences

Tanzania Child Rights Forum (TCRF) is a member based platform and charity organization with a network of approximately 200 non-governmental institutions that work with and for children. The Foundation For Tomorrow has been a part of this network since 2015 and we have seen its significance through sharing and capacity building sessions conducted via

The Impact of Peer Mentors

“It takes courage, patience, passion and willingness to share and help someone." Mentoring involves learning from someone who encourages you to grow, and this learning process is based on a developing relationship between a mentor and a mentee. The learning process become effective when trust between the mentor and a mentee has been established. I

Introducing Pippa!

Hi, I am Pippa, and I am the newest member of the TFFT team based in Arusha. I am Australian by nationality, but I have been raised, by wonderful parents, with a love of different cultures and a desire to travel and experience the world as it really is. I personally never expected to

Eradicating Poverty: Tanzania and Worldwide

“Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the action of human beings.” Nelson Mandela Nearly half of the world’s population, over 3 billion people, live on less than $2.50 a day. That’s around $75 a month and only $900 for an entire

The Beauty of Dreams: 2018 Graduations

Whether you are finishing kindergarten or university, graduation is an exciting time for all students and those who support them. It is a time to realize how far you’ve come and a time for reflection. “When I look back, I see all the sleepless nights and hustles together with memories of beautiful learning moments--I