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…

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…

Things Tumaini . . .

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EBOLA - There are, to date, no reported cases of Ebola outbreak in Tanzania and we ask for your prayers to ensure the continued, healthy protection of our Tumaini family.  I will return to Tanania in a couple of weeks FOR a couple of weeks…

Elisha

DOB August 25, 2012 Came under Tumaini care in July, 2014 - Little half brother to Angela and Glory, Elisha has come to us out of need and in an effort to keep our siblings together.  Elisha's (and Angela and Glory's) mother died in May…

In Search of Solutions . . .

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For those of you who may not realize, we are in our fifth year at Tumaini.  Oddo and I teamed up in August of 2009 and began caring for our first 24 children.  Most of those initial intake children have now been with us for more of their lives…

What's New at Tumaini?

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 Happy 6th birthday (March 1st) to our littlest man Liadi, who is not so little anymore.  He is stretching out and growing taller and leaner and has lost any hint of the baby boy he was.  His tabia (attitude) is still that of a precocious…

Not a typical Tumaini morning . . .

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Oddo and I started our day with a meeting with a young mother who has two infant children, Aloise two, and Junior, my guess would be less than a year.  The District Agent sent them to us with a letter, asking us if there was something we could…

UPS and downs from Mama

Our deepest sympathies go out to families and friends of former volunteers, Canadian Kathy Hoey who was with us last year for two months and taught in our first grade class and her travel companion Jean Luc from France who were just killed in…

First Monday in December . . .

All of our primary students are home . . .   Nelson arrived yesterday from Dar es Salaam for holiday and Raymond left yesterday Dodoma after a quick trip back home for the weekend. The children are asking for bicycles.  Usually on holidays,…