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My Wonderful Experience at Tamani-By Zishan Somji

 My first glimpse of Matemwe village, as we crested a hill, was a mix of squalid mud huts and cement structures nestled amongst waving palm fronds and a backdrop of the bluest ocean. My first impression was reinforced the longer I stayed. A place of stark...

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My Wonderful Experience at Tamani

Tamani Foundation is a wonderful school with amazing teachers and a great headteacher. I feel very grateful to have been given an opportunity to volunteer at Tamani Foundation and I am extremely thankful to the founders of the organization. On the first day of...

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My Experience at Tamani Foundation – By Karin

Introduction By chance I met Fatima Somji, one of the founders of Tamani Foundation, at the airport. We exchanged a few words and she gave me her phone number. That was the beginning of something I wanted to do my whole life. From February, 7th 2022 to February 18th I...

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Award Day and Closure of school at Tamani Foundation School

“Recognition is the best motivator” Tamani Foundation School commemorated the Award Day ceremony at the assembly for primary classes, at the end of Term one. The top three position-holding students in each subject, students who exceeded performance in overall subjects...

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ASSOCIATION OF BROTHERHOOD SCHOOLS (ABS) EXAMINATIONS

In preparation for National Examination for the year 2021 for Grade Four (4) and Grade Six (6), a total of 42 students sat for ABS examinations between the dates of 2nd of August to 6th of August. Tamani School is competing with nine(9) other private schools for Grade...

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Heartwarming happiness <3

This experience turned out to be something I would have never expected. The beautiful beach was definitely breathtaking, but the kind welcome and love we were received with is what made the trip so touching. Zahra and Fehmida bent over backwards to make us feel...

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Tamani will never leave me

As I reminisce about my volunteering experience at the Tamani Foundation, I encounter an overwhelming sense of nostalgia. I have left Tamani, but Tamani will never leave me. It is difficult to identify what I loved the most. Was it the pristine, sapphire ocean, a...

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From Stina with LOVE

When I arrived to Tamani I was extremely nervous because I had such high expectations that I never thought anything could live up to. But Tamani proved me wrong. Already on the first day at Tamani the staff treated us great. They welcomed us very well, showed us...

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New Year, New Campus!!

We’ve had an exciting start to the year! Read more about what happened in the first few weeks of 2016…

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One more year in the books!

We have just reached the end of another successful year at Tamani, which has seen the starting of our very own Primary School, the tremendous input from a wide variety of volunteers from all around the world, new teachers, guests and teacher trainers and 67 incredibly...

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We love Bibi Uji (Porridge Lady)

Doesn’t matter where you went to school, everyone remembers the break time bell and the half hour before it rings, when your stomach is rumbling and minutes seem like hours. Some of our students come to school not having had breakfast, so I can only imagine what...

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What are the real alternatives to caning?

  [Human Rights Watch believes there are alternatives to caning and corporal punishment such as guidance and counselling or extra homework and light chores.  "The problem in Kenya is that the teachers only have 4-5 hours on classroom discipline or classroom...

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10 Excuses for being late to school, Rural edition

10 Excuses for being late to school.  Village version When you live in a village and your school is not more than ten to fifteen minutes walk away, excuses for lateness are pretty limited.  The usual, “teacher the bus was late” or “there was a lot of traffic” and...

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