Perhaps you are wondering how and where The Foundation For Tomorrow identifies the children we support under the Scholarship Program. In 2018, UNICEF reported that 88% of children in Tanzania are deprived in at least three dimensions of well-being. That is: Nutrition, Health, Education, Protection, Water, Housing, Sanitation and Information. Mid-year, Tanzania was earmarked as
Bit by bit we treaded, as if putting stones and concrete together to make pillars. The trainees were excited and enthusiastic yet as timid as a rabbit, on training day one. The trainee group mainly consisted of teachers, a few members of the School Quality Assurance team (SQAT) and the Ward Education Committee (WEC). Facilitators
As we continue to navigate the realities of COVID-19 in all aspects of our work, high ambitions and a sharp focus on ending the global learning crisis drive TFFT programming forward. This month, the TFFT community has celebrated many accomplishments and achievements as we make steady progress in our mission to deliver quality education to
Misty in the middle of the day, yet dusty once you set foot on ground. The clanging gong at break time between classes sends a wave of screams among the pupils, who heartily smile from ear to ear as they hastily make their way to the food serving point at one end of the school.
The COVID-19 period increasingly made us realise that: "Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded" – Jess Lair Our Whole Child approach during this period and beyond is focusing attention on the social, emotional, mental, physical, as well as cognitive development of students. At its core, our approach views the purpose
The COVID 19 pandemic has challenged our lives in ways that we could not have imagined. Never has there been a period where schools were closed for three consecutive months here in Tanzania. It is quite unfortunate that the students missed out on their classes, teachers were not able to execute their lesson plans as
It was a “back to school” season like no other when the Tanzanian government re-opened schools after the enforced closure as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Teachers and students were in a mix of moods about how they are going to live the new reality and compensate for lost learning time. Despite uncertainty about
Children across Tanzania headed back to school on Monday 29th June after three months of closure due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision makes Tanzania the first country in East Africa to allow students to return to school. Tanzania had earlier reopened universities and other higher learning institutions on 1st June.
To our global community, On March 16th, the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Arusha, Tanzania, the town in which TFFT scholars, teachers, and community members live, learn, and teach. Schools closed on March 17th and all scholars returned to the homes of their parents or guardians. After a three-month closure, schools in