Tag: Riz

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Team Small Things to run 13 miles this Sunday!

This week has been an exciting week for The Small Things. The happy couple! Not only did we see Bekka, the director and Chair of The Small Things become married to Riz on Thursday, but they have now moved house and are living in Tanzania and are settling in great. We will soon have a...

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Greetings from Nairobi!

Peter and Andrea Greetings from Nairobi! I’m currently on a brief trip up north to Kenya to drop off Riz at the airport – I’m going to miss him! The kids loved hanging out with the “big boys” this summer, and they’ll be disappointed now that Peter, Adam, and Riz are all gone. Andrea and...

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Microgrants guest post: Riz

Hey everyone! I’m here to give you all a general update on the progress of our microgrants project, before my colleague Adam posts a more detailed version in a couple of days, but first I will take this time to tell you all that Bekka was right – Tanzania is AMAZING. Being here and working...

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Parties and playing

The internet has been an elusive creature for the last week or so… power outages seem to magically time themselves precisely for my arrival in internet cafes. It’s downright uncanny. That said, I have a lot of exciting news (and, as always, adorable photos) to share. One of Mama Pendo’s oldest with one of the...

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Micro Grants Project

Whenever possible, we at The Small Things believe in keeping children in their communities with whatever family they have, be it biological or adoptive. According to UNICEF estimates, as many as one in six families in East Africa is caring for at least one orphaned or abandoned child. As part of our work with Nkoaranga orphanage,...