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Tennis Event Benefits Teach With Africa

Tennis Event Benefits Teach With Africa

Join the Teach With Africa family for a tennis tournament and silent auction to benefit students and teachers in Africa. Saturday, October 23 4:00–10:00 pm San Francisco Tennis Club This wonderful evening will begin with a round-robin tennis tournament for all levels, including prizes for the division winners. The tournament will be followed by an […]

 

Executive director update – personal reflections

I will end with the quote with which I began the first team meeting on the July 1, the first day of orientation. It is on the wall in John’s office, and it captured me completely the moment I walked in. I hold it up as the banner cry for this first project, and indeed […]

 

Executive director update – LEAP students

We had as much interaction with LEAP School students as could be arranged given the holiday schedule, but next week’s four-day camp with the Grade 12 students will be a wonderful and thoughtful introduction to more of the learners. On July 14, the week after TWA fellows return from camp, the LEAP School will resume […]

 

Executive director update – orientation

With the majority of our team arrived by June 30, the Teach with Africa July/August 2008 Program in Cape Town began with a trip up famed Table Mountain, for our first team meeting with John Gilmour, founder of The LEAP School, and Bonisile Ntlemeza, assistant director of life orientation. John specifically chose to start the […]

 

Executive director update – logistics

Accommodations at Howard’s End Manor are working well so far, although the food budget will need to be adjusted (increased) and we are working on projecting realistic food costs. Also, SIM cards from the mobile stores in South Africa do not work in most (nearly all) US cellular phone models, and since we required that […]