RIDETZ: The Adventure of a Lifetime

Originally posted on Giordana Cycling on October 25, 2018. RIDETZ is a 10-day cycling trip that benefits The Foundation For Tomorrow (TFFT), an organization that secures quality education and support for orphan and vulnerable children in Tanzania. The epic mountain biking route takes participants from “Kili to the coast,” beginning at Mount Kilimanjaro, winding through rural Tanzania,

Reflecting on RIDETZ 2018

Our RIDETZ 2018 participants have been back home and settling into post-ride life for almost a month now and, like all riders after their first trip, are asking themselves, "What's next?!" The nine riders had quite a journey--filled with breathtaking views, dust and dirt, high fives, big hills, scrapes and bruises, many laughs, and personal

2018 RIDETZ Student Rider: Meet Neema!

We are less than a month out from RIDETZ 2018! Our riders are busy preparing for their journey across the world, and that's not even the fun part! When they arrive in Tanzania, they will embark on a 400 mile, 10 day bike ride across the country. Each year, we like to have student

Friday Feature: Staff Member Meets RIDETZ Rider!

Katie is TFFT's Development and Operations Associate and a first time RIDETZ rider. She has been working so hard to make sure that the RIDETZ experience is an amazing journey for all of nine riders. What is it like being both a participant and a "behind the scenes" staff member? Find out below! What made

A Year of Strong Investments: Meet Katie Caniglia

In 2018, We are making strong investments. We want to build momentum through our doers, donors, and door openers. Every step of the way, each of you are part of this bigger energy, and our goal is to help you see what role you play in our success and feel the glow to help others

Let’s Go Ride a Bike

Interested in traveling to Tanzania? Seeing the landscape of TFFT's work firsthand? Staying fit and working towards a massively exciting goal?! Drumroll, please...we have some special news for you... Registration for RIDETZ 2018 is officially open!! June 22 – July 5, 2018 https://vimeo.com/226055159 You can sign up on our brand new Team TFFT webpage. RIDETZ is

Trip to Pangani

This June, as part of RIDETZ, several of our scholars had the opportunity to travel to Pangani, a beach town on Tanzania's beautiful coast. The trip to Pangani was such an unforgettable experience for everyone involved. For many of the scholars, it was the first time they had ever seen the ocean. We started our journey to Pangani late

There they go!!

Our awesome group of RIDETZ riders set off on their 400 mile journey this morning! In 10 days' time, the participants will bike from Mt. Kilimanjaro to the coast for a cause. Along for the ride is student rider, Abednego!! The send off was quite the send off! On day one, TFFT scholars lined the dirt

Meet Henri, 2016 RIDETZ Rider

Only TWO DAYS until RIDETZ takes off!! We have one more wonderful rider to introduce who completes 2016’s team of adventurers. Thank you for sharing in our excitement over the past couple months! Don't forget to learn about all of the riders before they leave, and then make sure to follow along on our blog for updates on the journey