Supporting achievement of community goals and addressing global inequalities through caring intercultural relationships in Ecuador's Otavalo Canton and Mali's Bandiagara District

 


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Recent Stories from Tandana's Blog...


Jan
10

A shared philosophy of mutual support and learning

All program coordinators dedicated to social justice and civic engagement are faced with the challenges of community engagement and community building due to the pandemic’s social distancing requirements. How do you connect with others and make substantive change in your community without being able to interact with others or physically enter into a community? My … Continue reading "A shared philosophy of mutual support and learning"
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Jan
3

Northern Ecuador: Clean water or the Plastic City?

Español Français Part 1 After five weeks dedicated to getting to know the situation of the indigenous people north of Quito, and the ways they are working with government or foundations to strengthen the current situation of their traditional communities, we are finding that getting or retaining a supply of clean water is often crucially … Continue reading "Northern Ecuador: Clean water or the Plastic City?"
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Dec
27

Bringing global perspectives and multiple forms of knowledge to higher education

Thanks to sponsorship by the O’Donnell Visiting Educator Program and the Center for Global Studies at Whitman College, Associate Professor of Biology Leena Knight and Founding Director of The Tandana Foundation, Anna Taft (Whitman ‘02), organized a course titled Health in Ecuador and Mali: Pandemic, Race, Culture that took place remotely this fall for Whitman … Continue reading "Bringing global perspectives and multiple forms of knowledge to higher education"
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Dec
20

Reflections from women members of the Savings For Change program in Mali

This year, there are 30 new Savings for Change groups that The Tandana Foundation has helped form in eight villages in the Bandiagara District of Mali. Most of the new groups have 22 members, one group has 27, and two groups have 30 with a total of 681 participants. So far, the groups have collectively … Continue reading "Reflections from women members of the Savings For Change program in Mali"
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Dec
13

It was a success: Tandana’s first virtual summer school in Ecuador

To continue to support education in Ecuador, The Tandana Foundation worked especially hard this year to offer its annual summer school program despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Español Français The Tandana staff members in charge of organizing the summer school this year were: Charlotte Ford (Program Coordinator), Nicole Melendez (Program Coordinator), Verónica … Continue reading "It was a success: Tandana’s first virtual summer school in Ecuador"
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