Tag: Nkoaranga Angels

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Nkoaranga Angels: Fred’s World and green gorilla

I got the best surprise I’ve had in a long time today, when on opening the door I found two HUGE boxes filled with incredibly beautiful, soft, organic kid’s clothes from Fred’s World in Denmark. Fred’s World is an amazing friend of The Small Things – their founders have now sent two loads of beautiful,...

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Guest Post: Claire, Stine, Peter

Claire and Gracie Coming to Tanzania as three privileged people has made us more appreciative of everything we have, and allowed us to recognize our good fortune and focus on what is truly important. Straight away we all felt a sense of connection and love between everyone at Nkoaranga orphanage.We take for granted all the necessities that the orphanage...

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Nkoaranga Angels: LSE MPA

As many of you know, I am currently studying at the London School of Economics in the Master’s of Public Administration program, focusing on International Development. I have never in my life encountered such a breadth of interesting, talented, intimidatingly intelligent people with such fascinating and diverse life experiences, all of which they bring to...

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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Nkoaranga Angels: Western Union, Millie and Mikarla

Mikarla with Frankie Millie with Ebeni and Vicky Ok, so I know a big company isn’t usually an angel… but in this case, Western Union’s “World of Betters” competition  allowed us to throw our name in the hat with an idea about what we would do with $1,000 to make the world a better place....

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“Light Up The Night” – A Blazing Success!

It has been a long time coming, but finally on April 29th my gala dinner and silent auction for “Light Up The Night” (details) took place at at The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa in Victoria, BC.   “Light Up The Night”The evening proved to be a huge success; and thanks to the generosity of...

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Nkoaranga’s Angels: Claire

This is one in a series of a few posts we’re going to have honoring some really amazing people who’ve found ways to make a difference for the orphanage kids. This starts with Jordan and her wonderful grandparents. In honor of her beloved grandfather’s passing, her grandmother has decided to ask for donations to The...

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In honor of Lewis John Williams

UPDATE: We are so honored to announce that over £600 has been donated in honor of Lewis John William’s life. The funds will be going towards Project Education, and will fund almost a full year of schooling for Andrea, Abdulli, David, or Pendo. We are still looking for long term sponsors for everyone but Pendo...