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Recent Stories from Tandana's Blog...


Sep
19

The play must go on: Tandana Summer School’s theatre instructor chronicles an unforgettable experience to put on the annual production this year

For the past six years, Tandana Summer School students in the theatre course taught by Hank Fincken have put on a play as a fun way to practice their understanding of drama skills they were introduced to throughout the summer. This summer, the course – and the play – were conducted virtually. In a series … Continue reading "The play must go on: Tandana Summer School’s theatre instructor chronicles an unforgettable experience to put on the annual production this year"
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Sep
12

Creating a better educational experience in Mali

Last year, furniture built by participants in the Kansongo carpenters workshop – a program supported by The Tandana Foundation – was delivered to the school in Andjine, Mali, via moto-tricycle. The special delivery was made possible thanks to the Bellbrook United Methodist Church, which helped fund both the tricycle and the furniture. Below, one Andjine villager talks … Continue reading "Creating a better educational experience in Mali"
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Sep
5

Aaron DiMartino: the man quietly leading Tandana by ensuring everything goes right

The mission has always been at the heart of each and every role Aaron DiMartino, who is entering his sixth year as operations director of The Tandana Foundation, has held. Español Français DiMartino’s quest to find purpose in his work has taken him from volunteering for AmeriCorps NCCC to fighting wildland fires for the U.S. … Continue reading "Aaron DiMartino: the man quietly leading Tandana by ensuring everything goes right"
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Aug
29

Celebrating 15 Years of Intercultural Friendship: Environmental Programs

In recognition of The Tandana Foundation’s 15th anniversary, we are creating 15 videos featuring cherished members of the organization’s global family. Published in a series of 15 posts on this blog, these videos will highlight key aspects of Tandana’s philosophy, community partnerships, and impactful work that has been done, along with projects still in progress. … Continue reading "Celebrating 15 Years of Intercultural Friendship: Environmental Programs"
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Aug
22

Overcoming water crises with a new well in Wana

The village of Wana in Mali used to rely on an old well for all its water needs – from drinking water to cleaning and providing water for animals. It was 2 km from the village, so they had to walk a significant distance to get water. In times of water shortages, when the well ran … Continue reading "Overcoming water crises with a new well in Wana"
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