News from Mama!!

June wishes from Mama with special thanks to Dada Tine for, among so many other things, providing most of these photos. Originally from Belgium, Dada Tine has been subbing in for me these past three months at Tumaini and I couldn’t be more…

Did you know?

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That we celebrated NINE birthdays at Tumaini this past month? How do we thank Roberto DiFrassineto and Matteo Salvaneschi for . . . welllll . . . hmmmmm . . . for riding their motorcycles around the WORLD in their efforts to expand awareness…

News from Mama . . .

Welcome back! I am finally on the mend (after falling ill for almost a month – I won’t bore you with the details but MUST thank my Canadian family, especially Steve, for your loving care and to ALL family and friends, Tumaini or otherwise,…

Some days are diamonds . . .

I am shamed. If you haven’t been here before you won’t know this but both Oddo’s and my offices are just steps from our junior classroom “taught” by former employee Redlais Makundi. I can no longer refer to her as a teacher after what…

News from Mama . . .

Well!  The Maasai Market has burned down and for those of you who have visited you can attest to the gravity of this loss.  Hundreds of people have booths, jammed side by side and separated by some very old (very dry) wood partitions. …

January 19th from Mama . . .

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I am getting settled back into life here at Tumaini after some adjustment with the time change (8 hours) and weather.  We, (Mama Korosho and I) left -20 degrees and woke up to +30, no water, VERY sporadic electricity and an “iffy” internet…

On the sixth day before Xmas . . .

On the sixth day before Christmas there was a young Aussie named Michael and his Mom Rebecca . . . a number of years ago a young man named Michael, volunteered with us here at Tumaini.  He was moved by our cause, our principles and of course…

On the 12th day before Xmas . . .

On the 12th day before Christmas there was a beautiful young lady from Luxembourg named Mara Flammang.  She had visited Tumaini as a volunteer in 2012 and fallen in love with the children . . . their happiness, their hearts.  Mara returned…

Hope for Children without Mothers Fashion Show!

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Thank you to organizers Dianne Deloose and Cynthia Smith for coordinating our 3rd annual fashion show for Tumaini . . . a fashionably successful fundraiser benefiting the education of our children!!

Thank you Tumaini Tournament Supporters!!!

There really are no words to express our thanks for the support we enjoyed at our 2014 Scotiabank Tournament of Hope again this year so I will invite you to enjoy these photos!  Asante . . . SANA!!!