Tag: education

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Board Bio: Bethan Crisp

My name is Bethan Crisp. I am 21 years old and I am currently studying Anthropology at Brunel University in West London. In the Amazon! For as long as I can remember, I wanted to pursue my studies and career in Law. That was until I began planning some time out of studying in order...

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Meeting Daniel

A few weeks ago, myself and a fellow volunteer, Emelie, took a very long, hot and dusty bus ride (13 hours each way!) along the rim of Ngorongoro Crater, through the beautiful Serengeti, passing numerous Maasai villages until we eventually reached the town of Musoma in the very north of Tanzania. We were in search of...

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Time flies!

I can’t believe that tomorrow Abdulli will have been at school for a month, and David, Andrea and Pendo will have been at school for a month and a week!  We’ve been getting regular updates on how they have been getting along, and can’t wait to tell you all about it very soon.  For the...

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About us!

The Small Things a nonprofit working to support the children and  staff of Nkoaranga Orphanage, Tanzania and its parent hospital Ebenezer Simoni and Zawadi Peace with his mohawk and James Bond look! Vicky, who also has a fantastic scowl when grumpy Isaac being held by Loveness Gracie and Eman A quick refresher on what we do,...

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Beaconhurst School supports Project Education

I thought that Christmas Eve would be a lovely time to tell you all about the fantastic success of our Christmas fundraiser carol concert which was run by Beaconhurst School and raised money for Project Education. Pendo two years ago, and Pendo this Christmas – starting school in January!  I attended Beaconhurst School from the age...

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Happy Birthday Pendo!

Well, it’s been quite a week! Everything is going well, the kids are thriving and happy, I’m just worn out. Today is the sixth birthday of our beautiful little mama, Pendo. As you may remember from our post, “Meet Pendo,” she has had a rough time of it in the past – a probable history...

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Progress

Just one of many outlets and switches moved out of the reach of little fingers We’ve come an amazing way in the last few months. Between Kristina’s event for Light Up the Night and your generous donations, we’re now at almost $7,500 of $9,500 total needed to finish the project by installing solar lighting in...

Nkoaranga Angels: Finding Magnolia
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Nkoaranga Angels: Finding Magnolia

First daughter, Magnolia Zinashi, chowing down with Ababi (dad) This wonderful family is currently in the process of adopting a second daughter (this one with some special needs) from Ethiopia. Instead of taking out a standard loan or asking for unrestricted donations, they came up with a very cool and innovative concept – the “Give...

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