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2019 Kilimanjaro Climb | 5,895 Meters to Support Young Readers
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Career Pathways
Proud student in his garden
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Safe Water Mugango
Testing the flow rate of new water filters
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Student Texbooks
Students reading in the Madaraka Nyerere Library
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Secondary School Scholarships
Interviews with scholarship recipients

Our mission is to support community-identified educational improvements for youth, especially girls, in the Mara region as a way to escape poverty. 

From Our Blog

A House for Books

A House for Books

Former member of the TDS Board of Directors, Mark Biernacki, has published a book about his experiences traveling through Tanzania. Proceeds from sales of the book through¬†June 1st are being donated towards our 2019 Kilimanjaro Climb goal of $75,000. A House for Books: Volunteering and Adventure in the Shadows of Kilimanjaro is available as both… Continue Reading

Events

Fall Yard Sale – Donations Needed

Fall Yard Sale – Donations Needed

Thank you to all that came out and shopped at the Spring Yard Sale. Despite the heavy rain the first day, we raised a total of $4,000 over three days! We have not set the dates for our Fall Yard Sale yet, but we are always soliciting goods to sell at our next sale. If… Continue Reading

Travel With Us

The Breakfast Wall

The Breakfast Wall

Our climbing crew tackled The Breakfast Wall this morning after breaking camp and kissed the kissing wall. It is one of the most difficult stretches of the journey! Mary Snieckus is the focal figure in this shot. 8.2 miles and 18,577 steps so far today. Yesterday was over 30,000 steps. Note that the sun is… Continue Reading