A Tree Planting Weekend!

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What a "Green" Weekend we enjoyed at Tumaini! Our family was joined by a committee from our Ward government, our Tumaini children, Dadas Sydney, Sami, Lauren, and Maddie and Baba Kevin and Mama Pam!  Oddo finangled a donation from The Arusha…

It's a Moving Day !!!

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What an incredibly, crazy, beautiful week we have experienced! Packing up a family of more than sixty to move to our new “country” home in Nshupu, just ten minutes up Mount Meru from our old house, BUT we Dave, Cameron, Bob and Andrea came…

Happy New Year from us at Tumaini . . .

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2016 brought much to us at Tumaini this past year. . . we were blessed with a land cruiser (donations) and then lost it in a rollover accident . . . (thank God no one was hurt) . . . Reward, our first Tumaini graduate bought his own safari…

Christmas 2015!!

It has been another incredible year at Tumaini and as usual there are countless people to thank. Rosie will complete secondary school next year and Omari the year after and have excelled at their studies.  Omari was just awarded certificates…

Thanksgiving 2015

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There are so many things we are thankful for at Tumaini this past year. First of all, that our children have remained safe and healthy and all are advancing in their development.  Our support staff too is doing well for the most part and…

Things Tumaini . . .

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Sometimes we need to take a moment to pause and reflect on why we do the things we do . . . we need to “remember the reason”.  I am full of doing just that these days.  Why did I travel to Tanzania six years ago and begin, with who would…

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!!