A Teacher’s Perspective

Nivine Choaib is a tent-school teacher in Lebanon who digs through the layers of post-trauma in children every day. She says, “It takes time to help [them] adapt.” Lebanon is a small country on the western border of Syria that, despite its humble size, has accepted over one million refugees. Most of them are living […]

Blessings of Summer

The one, sure ritual around our house in summer was the twice-weekly walk to the local farmers’ market. Mom would inspect and negotiate around the fresh produce at her favorite stalls and then load up our red Radio Flyer wagon for the two-block walk home. Being city kids, we weren’t that close to the earth; […]

Time Flies: 20 Years of Commitment

There’s that old saying, “Time flies when you’re having fun.” If that’s the case, I’ve been having a blast! Without paying much attention, the calendar tells me 20 years have passed since I first joined Worldwide Christian Schools, now Tent Schools International – 20 years and a world of blessings. Who can measure the blessing […]

African Center Empowers Students with Technology

A partnership between Tent Schools International (TSI) and the African Resource Center is supplying laptops to re-settled students in Grand Rapids, Michigan through TSI’s LEAP program, expanding learning opportunities for 25 students so far. “The laptop partnership with TSI has opened up a great opportunity for us to address a problem in our community: apathy […]

Linking Education and Spiritual Mentorship

In 2018, Tent Schools International (TSI) continues to support a tent school in Lebanon serving Syrian refugee children, with goal of bringing peace and opportunity to their lives while showing God’s love for them. George M.*, a Lebanese national and director of TSI’s partner organization there, reports that the school’s enrollment has increased from 75 […]

Rawan’s Story

A staff testimony from Rawan Haddad, Development Director My name is Rawan Haddad. I was born and raised in the country of Jordan in a traditional Christian Orthodox family, though no one in my family had a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. My mother came to know Him when I was a young girl, and […]

Meet our Newest Staff Member: Rawan Haddad

Tent Schools International welcomes Rawan Haddad as Development Director Tent Schools International (TSI) is thrilled to welcome Rawan Haddad as our newest staff member! Rawan will serve in the role of Development Director for TSI. Rawan, her husband Salah, and their two boys are from Jordan, where the family spent four years working with Syrian […]

Your Impact in Lebanon

A report from our partner in Bekaa Valley With the help of donors like you, TSI continues to fund a tent school in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon in 2018, an area with the highest concentration of Syrian refugees in the nation. George M.*, who is Lebanese and director of our partner organization there, sent a report […]

Asia’s School of Hope

Children who have been abandoned in a southeast Asian country* are now attending a school that will be fully equipped with educational technology through TSI. Hope School* in southeast Asia serves children who have been abandoned or orphaned and are now living in homes supported by TSI’s partner there. Five of the homes shelter 16 […]

Introducing our Executive Director

It is increasingly obvious that not all Christians practice God’s love in the same way. The gap between speech and action, even between people of faith, seems to be widening, while the number of displaced children and families continues to grow. But what displaced people need is education, direction, and our respect. The need has […]