Hope For Children: TFFT’s Use Of The Child Status Index

"When I approach a child, he inspires me in two sentiments: tenderness for what he is, and hope for what he may become." -Louis Pasteur TFFT utilizes many innovative tools that help us create our programming and provide our scholars with the best services possible so that they can reach their full potential. Last week

Behind The Scenes: TFFT’s Scholar Identification Process

How does TFFT identify students for the Scholarship Program? So much goes into the scholarship identification process, we figured you might be interested in learning more! At its heart, The Foundation For Tomorrow aims to serve orphan and vulnerable children. When TFFT began in 2006, we relied on referrals from Tanzanian orphanages we worked with. They

Using Creativity To Change The World!

  Happy Creativity and Innovation Week! The international holiday began on April 15th, Leonardo da Vinci's birthday. Da Vinci was an inventor, an innovator, and a creator and his influence still has a major impact on modern society. Here at the Foundation For Tomorrow, we encourage students to pursue both their academic and creative

Builders, Truth-Tellers, and Catalysts

Sounds fun... right?! Last month on top of getting to spend time in Tanzania (my happy place), I got to spend 4 days with a group of 700 really fascinating, driven individuals keen to learn, grow, and make this world a better place at the TEDGlobal Conference. Outside of the fact that I was sleep deprived,

Livelihood Project Update

One of the projects that TFFT's Psychosocial & Health Program works on is our Livelihood Initiatives project. TFFT implemented this project as a means of supporting and economically enabling the heads of household for our scholars. As much educational support as these young and brilliant minds receive, they still go back to their homes and are faced with

Graduation at Usa River Academy!

On August 26th, The TFFT family celebrated the graduation of two scholars, Yusuph E. Logeria and Mandu Joseph, from Usa River Academy. This milestone is a great symbol of TFFT’s work. The TFFT team, donors, volunteers, and partners are all happy to see orphans and vulnerable children have access to quality education so that they may

Social and Emotional Assessment

Towards the end of July, I conducted a social and emotional assessment of our scholars at Usa River Academy and Arusha Modern School. Social and emotional skills include a broad set of competencies that play a vital role in shaping students achievement, adult well-being, workplace readiness, and management of social interactions. As an organization that

Full Circle Inter-School Competition

This year, our Full Circle Program focused on conducting an inter-school competition at the secondary school level in Arusha. Last year, TFFT's inter-school competition was conducted in Meru District with primary school students only. The approach this year was to involve government secondary schools. This competition was for mathematics, science and essay writing with the following objectives: Stimulate

Training Needs Analysis in Heaven Primary School

Throughout last month, I carried out a training needs analysis at Heaven Primary School in Arusha City. Heaven is a private English school that currently serves children in nursery class through grade four. The school is operated by Sister Crispina Mnate and the St. Joseph’s orphanage in Kiserian village outside Arusha. The school consulted The Foundation For Tomorrow

Farewell, Pamela!

This is the time of year in the Tanzanian school calendar for students to go back to school, so TFFT staff are running around making sure all of our scholars have transport back to their respective schools, delivering books and basic supplies, following up on medical checkups, and making sure everything is in place for the upcoming