Wish List 2017

When you watch news reports on the refugee crisis, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed and to wonder “What can I do about it?” But you have already answered that question. How? You did it by responding to our earlier appeals, giving as you were able to affordable, targeted Tent Schools International programs. I am excited […]

You’ve Changed Lives this Summer

We have exciting news to share with you about the launch of our laptop program (LEAP) and its initial impact in the United States and in three other countries so far: Nepal, Jordan and Tanzania. LEAP is a program of Tent Schools International offering portable access to education through technology. With your support, the program […]

Supporter Survey, 2017

Here are the results of our 2017 supporter survey. Thanks to all who participated in helping us inform and inspire you better around the issue of education for displaced children! Here’s a sampling: Why do you support TSI? I’m a mother and teacher, and I love children so much. How did you hear about us? […]

The Circle of Friends

You can be part of the solution. Our Circle of Friends provide consistent support for the mission of Tent Schools International by giving $25 or more monthly. Consistent support is the backbone of every effective mission. At TSI, our Circle of Friends keep our doors open and our ministry humming. They are the reason we […]

Can Laptops Protect Young Lives?

Laptop computers are small, compact and powerful. At the request of our Tanzanian partner, Tent Schools International (TSI) recently granted 30 laptops to a computer training lab serving refugees from Burundi through its LEAP program. We are happy to announce the arrival of the first six laptops at our partner’s center in the city of […]

Beyond PTSD

A Trauma-Informed Guide for Educators A new book for educators is now available from Tent Schools International. This trauma-informed guide, written by occupational therapist Jessica Roost, helps teachers remove barriers to learning for children experiencing symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Children who have been displaced, including resettled refugee children, frequently suffer from PTSD after […]

Bidding for Good – Spring Auction

Join us between the dates of April 28 and May 5 for an online auction benefiting the mission of Tent Schools International! Bid on fun and useful items for yourself, or as gifts for friends and family (Mother’s Day and Father’s Day will be just around the corner). We’ll post auction items on Facebook periodically […]

Restoration in Nepal

SINDHUKPALCHOK, NEPAL – An organization in Nepal that is empowering girls through education and anti-trafficking training begins a new chapter with technology An organization in Nepal* is providing educational support for vulnerable children in the Sindhupalchok district, an area that was already challenged by high drop-out rates that have now increased dramatically due to displacement […]

Expansion into Tanzania

Take a look at these two children. We see obvious differences in ethnicity, gender and age. The young girl on the left is from Syria. The little boy on the right calls the East African country of Burundi his home. Still, they do have something in common. Both are living in places that are foreign […]

Where No School Has Gone Before

Challenging the Limits of Traditional Education for Displaced Children The pace of change on earth is increasing rapidly. Today, 65 million people are displaced because of violence and natural disasters. Half of them are children without legal status. Many of these children are without a school. However, even without schools and in the midst of […]