Help us Pay for Beds for our Adopted School Dormitory!

In early 2018 Tumaini made the “hopeful” (Tumaini means “hope” in Swahili) decision to adopt our local secondary school.  Did you know, that only about 4% of children finish secondary school in Tanzania?  We want to change that!  Tumaini spends millions of shillings annually on education and we think (and hope), that if we could find some caring souls to help add to those millions, we would be able to educate not only our own 90+ Tumaini kids, but the additional 500 students attending   Nshupu Secondary School!  In fact, if we can improve the quality of performance at this school, OUR OWN KIDS COULD ATTEND!!  That’s the dream but we need help!

In an early planning meeting the staff of Nshupu provided us with a LENGTHY list of needs and we were very impressed with what they asked for!  First on the list was a dormitory for Form IV girls who were being kept after class to study for a mandatory national exam to be held in the fall.  The school provided a classroom and Tumaini outfitted it for the girls, BUT, we needed more beds and borrowed the money to pay for them!  The cost?  3,150,000 TZS or $1,968.00 CAD.  Please help us pay for beds for our Form IV girls!

COMPLETE! Beds for our senior girls’ dormitory!

Thank you to all our donors, we have met our fundraising goal.


Tumaini Children’s Foundation is a not for profit, charitable organization dedicated to the care, support and education of orphaned and needy children in and around Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania.

TUmaini CHIldren’s FOundation, or (TUCHIFO) is a United Republic of Tanzania, Non-Governmental Organization (Act, 2002, Section 12(2) of Act. No. 24 of 2002) Certificate No. 3232 and is a Canada Revenue approved registered charity.

Please consider sponsoring, in part or in full, the needs of one of our children. Asante Sana!!