November 29, 2011 @ 10:23 PM
Your donations over the last several months are now on the high seas on their way to Tanzania.
Here we can see Randy Stubbs, Head of the Music Department at Makumira University, packing the donated materials into containers. We filled up several huge boxes. which made up a container, which was then successfully shipped to Africa on November 15.
This first shipment was a mixture of textbooks, music books, instruments and equipment - all of which is very much needed by the students.
We'll be adding pictures of the unpacking of the containers as soon as they arrive.
Thank you again, .........
November 13, 2011 @ 9:00 PM
We want you to meet our students one by one. This is Gabriel Olodi. He goes by his last name so everyone knows him as Olodi.
He is 32 years old and is the middle of 4 brothers and 5 sisters. He is Maasai and is very proud of his tribal heritage. Before coming to Makumira University to study, Olodi taught at a primary school sponsored by the Masaii. Olodi is a second year music major – his major western instrument is euphonium and he is also very active in African Traditional Dance and Drumming. After graduation his goals are to teach African Traditional Music and Dancing - primarily to people outside of Africa - to help keep the ......
November 12, 2011 @ 11:07 PM
I want to extend an official thank you to the following people whose monetary donations have made it possible for two containers of donated books, instruments, and musical equipment to be shipped to Tanzania on November 15! We will follow up with pictures of the excited students unpacking "their treasures"!
Anne and Cisco Lindsey
Nienke and Barthe Hoogstraten
Susan K. Dunn
Wes and Evelien Woolard
Roberta King and Mike Miesch
Another special thank you to all of you who donated goods!
Katherine Donavan Sherpa