Thank You, Juntos Mola Más!

We are so blessed to have not one, but two visits from Juntos Mola Más this summer! Hosting this amazing group of people has always been such a special experience for our children. They have been supporting Amani for many years, and we are thrilled to share this particular experience.

Montessori Scholarships for Maasai Toddlers!

The Maasai people are a traditional pastoral group located in Northern Tanzania and Southern Kenya. Historically, they have experienced minimal access to formal education, with a 5% school enrollment rate. This has resulted in some of the highest illiteracy rates in the world of around 75% (TenMe, 2009).

Nurturing Multicultural Bonds

The Amani Children’s Home had the pleasure of hosting a group of over twenty guests fromIsrael earlier this month! During their time at the home, the Israeli guests and children engaged in various joyousactivities. A particular favorite was a friendly game of football, where the children had thechance to showcase their skills and while playing […]

Springtime Festivities!

At Amani Children’s Home, spring break was a much-needed period of rest for our busy students. It provided them with a valuable opportunity to relax and recharge. During the ten-day holiday, we made sure to cultivate a balance between relaxation and engaging activities for our residents. One exciting activity that we organized for the children […]

Art and Science Grow Together at Amani Children’s Home

Child at a wall with animals and a tree

Amani Children’s Home is a community center in Northern Tanzania that supports underserved children in their academic endeavors, emotional development, and physical wellbeing by providing full-time residential care. The Amani Foundation – founded by former Safina Center Fellow Dr. Katharine Thompson – provides financial aid, managerial oversight, and administrative support to Amani Children’s Home. In […]

Team Amani for the Win

Children playing football

Team Amani for the win!!! That’s right, did you know that Amani has its very own football team?This past month, the Amani kids played two matches against Team Maasai and another localmilitary team. The match against Team Maasai was very important for our kids due to their historic rivalry.With great pride, Team Amani was able to […]

Christmas at the Waterfalls

All Amani posing together

The children at Amani celebrated a very special Christmas this year! We generously thankeveryone who made this holiday season so memorable for our kids. This year, the children were able to participate in a series of fun and unique activities. First, theymade an environmentally friendly Christmas tree using plastic cans found around the Amaniresidence. In […]

Happy New Year to All!

Children playing in the playground

Written by: Sarah Karkout It’s been an amazing year at the Amani Children’s Home. With your help, we’ve been able to support our children better than ever before. One of these successes is the Pigs and Biogas Project! Several tests have been conducted, one of which involves opening the gas outlet to see if it could […]

A Globally Connected Amani

Amani worker preparing food

Love from around the world poured into the Amani Children’s Home this past month. It is with the support and dedication of our international visitors that we are able to do what we do. 


Calvin, one of the children

Calvin is a very intelligent boy, who was born and raised by his mother in the Rhotia village in Karatu district, he has a good understanding of his subjects but is a bit shy in participating in answering the question when asked by his teachers, however, his teachers speak highly of him despite not often […]