Making Education Portable

When homes, schools and lives are destroyed during war or natural disasters, how can education bring compassion, peace and a level of normalcy to young lives? The answer is mobility. Displaced people often deal with multiple life-altering challenges at once. Amina, a young woman from Syria, fled the war-torn city of Homs with her family […]

Bidding for Good / Fall 2017

Join us for our Fall 2017 online auction benefiting the mission of Tent Schools International! Bid on useful items, quality experiences and gifts for friends and family in time for the holidays. Check this page periodically for the items that will be up for bidding, beginning November 29, 2017. Tent Schools International demonstrates the love […]

#GivingTentsDay / Mexico Earthquake

On November 28, 2017, we launch #GivingTentsDay on #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving! Together, our goal is to raise funds for tent schools in Mexico after two September earthquakes damaged or destroyed over 5,000 schools in five of the most vulnerable states in the country. We’ll begin by funding a school that will be […]

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 […]