Thank you Paul Hagel, Serena Guenter, and Kelsey Sitar for the donations! We have tonnes of crayons, and pencil crayons, and a pile of games, and construction paper, and are half way to our photocopier budget!
Lizzie Moroney, a primary school teacher from Australia (Also the founder/ fundraiser of the Mto wa Mbu community centre) has joined our BOD for the Boma Community School. She will spending several months in Mto wa Mbu this year and will work with our teachers to give them tools and ideas, as well as putting to together … More A warm welcome to our newest board member, Lizzie!
Thank you Kelsey Sitar for the awesome donation towards our school supplies fund! Now we can buy all the crayons, pencils crayons, pencils, and erasers!!!
Need to makes some space for the new toys from Santa? We are collecting classroom supplies for the LK Kindergarten; cash, new, or used.. like old colouring books with clean pages, that stash of crayons and pencil crayons, learning exercise books, lg legos, craft supplies…..I can pick up, you can drop off at Lucina Centre … More Collecting donations for LK Kindergarten!
Thank you Barbara and Wings Travel Service for the donation to BCS! The first of many to load into the container….. get in touch to contribute something. And thanks to Greyhound who shipped two large heavy boxes for free!
Sue Carpenter- Parnell is an elementary teacher with 30 years of experience working with children. She established an award winning eco- garden for her previous school and has been successful in securing grants and promoting various organizations. Currently she sits on the board of directors of the Cochrane Library, as well as volunteering for the humanitarian organization, Right … More Welcome, Sue, to BCS’s BOD!
We are heading to Tanzania in the new year and will be shipping a container overseas. We want to bring TONS of supplies for the primary school kids. We are accepted cash and gifts in kind and our goal is $3000! Items like crayons, construction paper, scissors, glue, pencils, pipe cleaners, colouring books, workbooks, alphabet … More School Supplies Needed!
Boma Community School is looking for a volunteer who is experienced in early childhood education. We would love to promote a partnership between our Tanzanian teachers and a teacher form abroad so they collaborate; sharing teaching techniques, games, philosophies, and more! Volunteers will stay near to the school in a new home in the village of … More Volunteer kindergarten teacher needed
The grand opening of the Sue & Martin Parnell Playground was this week and it was a great success. The video literally brought Sue, Martin & me to tears. We can’t say thank you enough to everyone that made this happen; but the smiles on the children’s faces speak much louder than words. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qr4Esxx0O2c