Who am I, and what am I made up of?: English Literacy Classes

During our initial meet with the children, we found that their English proficiency was limited to a two-sentence introduction of their name and age. In many cases, when struggling to understand a question that was posed towards them, such as, “do you like animals?”, they would respond once again with their name and age. As such, our first module has …

How well do we know English? Testing skills: English Literacy Classes

Last week marked the commencement of our English Literacy Classes with children from House of Blue Hope, and Marziya Golden Manor. For our first lesson, we gauged each child’s starting point through individualized reading and writing activities and games. While articulating their thoughts didn’t come easy, we noticed how so many of them bounced about in excitement when their teachers …

Uhuru Walk 6 draws crowds despite the odds

The ongoing global scare, the intense December heat, the change of venue, as well as widely travelling residents of Dar es Salaam – all these factors put together, did not prevent the 6th Annual Uhuru Walk to draw a significant crowd of just over 700 participants. Held at the Masaki Sports Park on 13th December 2021, the event introduced several …

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Uhuru Walk benefits several homes and a cancer hospital for kids.  While long term training of care givers and teachers continues all year round, visits to these centres during special occasions like Christmas, Eid or even Halloween, allows the team to spend more time with the children reading stories, playing games, colouring and more. Pictures at Ujasiri House Pictures at …