The following are blogs published by people who have worked with Tandana as volunteers or interns in Ecuador and Mali, and others we just think are cool. We hope that by reading about their adventures, you'll get some ideas for your own!
The Better Business Bureau of Greater Dayton has selected The Tandana Foundation as the winner of its 2020 Nonprofit Eclipse Integrity Award, which is its highest honor for ethics, honesty, and integrity. Español Français The Nonprofit Eclipse Integrity Awards are presented to nonprofits or charities that demonstrate outstanding community service through their mission, accomplishments, excellence … Continue reading "Tandana wins Nonprofit Eclipse Integrity Award for outstanding ethics in community service"
The village-run Olouguèlemo Association continues to train villages around the township of Wadouba in Mali on best practices to prevent erosion. In the following, one of the many individuals to receive this training credits his recent recognition for “best field with the most number of trees” in Wadouba to the erosion prevention practices taught by … Continue reading "An award-winning field through use of the Olouguèlemo Association’s erosion control tactics"
Hello Everyone! I am Vicente Pazmiño, The Tandana Foundation’s community project coordinator in Ecuador. I live in the El Panecillo community in the San José de Quichinche parish, from where our beloved Foundation operates. Over many years of collaborating with the Foundation, we have completed many projects that benefit the parish’s many communities, and today … Continue reading "Tandana’s community project coordinator in Ecuador shares a joyous story"
Cristina Fuerez and her younger sister Margarita were born and raised in a traditional, mudbrick cabin on a small farm near the village of Panecillo, Ecuador. Small and dark, having only a single room without windows, plumbing or electricity, the house still stands high on a sloping parcel of hillside that their paternal grandfather managed … Continue reading "Independence through education and determination"
This summer, several communities that The Tandana Foundation partners with in Segue-Iré, Mali approached the organization for emergency support related to mitigating the spread of COVID-19, after numerous deaths and several positive cases were confirmed. The following is a report written about how Tandana and the communities worked together to successfully respond to the situation. … Continue reading "Tandana helps provide emergency COVID-19 support in Ningari"