From Nothing to Something

“I have to work hard to make sure that I am protecting these kids.” Happiness Nasari is a social innovator living and working in Arusha, Tanzania. We first met Happiness during our Celebrating Children Workshop (CCW) in Arusha in 2016. At the time, she was working in a children’s day program and teaching courses on…

Celebrating the East African Education Alliance

6 countries. 40 leaders. 86 schools. 5,800+ students. One Alliance. This is what we have celebrated after completing the Educational Alliance meetings last month. For three days, educational leaders from across East Africa held discussions around teacher training, curriculum, government registration, and financial sustainability. Proposals were submitted and working groups have been formed.   We…

Meet Catherine!

Catherine is a teacher New Vision School in Engikaret. She says about her role: “I am not working here because I receive a lot of money, or because I love this place–not at all. Physically, I would not choose to be here. What is making me love living here, it is because of what God…

Not Your Average Piggy Bank

In Kibezi, Burundi, hunger is a daily reality. “Kabezi is the area where the Burundian civil war started and ended, making it the most affected region of the country,” says Etienne Ndayishimiye, a Social Innovator from Burundi.  “It is an underdeveloped, poverty stricken and hopeless place. Many people are still suffering years later from what has…