Entries by Cherie Szucs

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Tea with Tumaini . . .

Panorama, St. Patty’s School, Successes, Sickness & September! I’m home, after three months with our children and have much to share!  To begin, ENORMOUS thanks to everyone who supported us throughout the month of December at our Simcoe Panorama of Lights cider and donut booth.  This is a BIG fundraiser for Tumaini, 2018 was our […]

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Happy New Year!

The Christmas season has been a whirlwind of busy-ness here at Tumaini.  (You can only imagine).  Returning volunteers Mama Sharon (CA) and Dada Erica (AUS) assisted our local social welfare office with their inspections of children’s centres, (thank you for the funding to allow Reward http://www.bingwasafaris.com to drive them) verifying the safety of hundreds of children.  […]

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A Great Big Tumaini Thank you!

Most recently, we have need to say thank you to our donors, shoppers, and especially Mama Becky Pow, for our incredibly successful Tumaini Facebook Auction of Hope which has raised in excess of $7,000.00! We need to thank countless people for helping send off a 3rd shipping container full of amazing necessities for our Tumaini […]


Sometimes thank you just isn’t enough!

If you’ve wondered why things have been quiet lately it’s because I’ve been working on getting our BRAND NEW WEBSITE www.tuchifo.org ready for launching May 15th (Happy Birthday Mary) and I’ve been hard at work, BUT, what I’ve been up to (with a ton of help from some pretty special Tumaini Dadas (Lauren, Sami and […]

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A Tree Planting Weekend!

What a “Green” Weekend we enjoyed at Tumaini! Our family was joined by a committee from our Ward government, our Tumaini children, Dadas Sydney, Sami, Lauren, and Maddie and Baba Kevin and Mama Pam!  Oddo finangled a donation from The Arusha Rotary Club of fifty trees ready for planting and off we went! Our Ward […]


Happy Easter !!!

Happy Easter wishes to our global Tumaini family!  This has been another incredible trip for me.  I was able to be with Esther for a corrective surgery on her drop foot.  She is convalescing well and will attend Usa River Rehabilitation Centre April 5th to have a wire removed from her toe.  Esther can now “touch […]