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You can mail a check payable to The Tandana Foundation to:

The Tandana Foundation

2933 Lower Bellbrook Rd.

Spring Valley OH, 45370

The Tandana Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. EIN: 20-4748423

Your contribution is tax-deductible to the full extent permitted by law.



A combination of geopolitical events, political instability and violence, and the effects of climate change is causing a food crisis to intensify in Mali. The impact of this food crisis is being especially felt in the remote Dogon Plateau of Mali, where many people have fled to escape conflict in other areas, and staple grains … Continue reading "Tandana launches fundraising campaign to help communities in Mali combat urgent food crisis"


Mike and Gail Lavey always recognized the importance of having access to healthcare, but it was not until Mike nearly died in a car accident after being hit by a drunk driver that the issue really came into the forefront of their minds. Español Français “It was a horrific accident and Mike was near death … Continue reading "Paying-it-forward: Tandana Donors share what motivated them to contribute to the Sal Health Center’s equipment costs"


After participating in a virtual exchange program organized by The Tandana Foundation, students from Sharon High School in Massachusetts in the United States were motivated to launch a months-long fundraising effort for and with their new friends at the Jaime Roldos Aguilera Intercultural Bilingual school in Urkusiki, Ecuador. Español Français Along with learning about their … Continue reading "American and Ecuadorian students work together to raise money for music and art supplies for a school in Ecuador"


Approximately 9,000 residents in and around the Sal Sector of Wadouba Township in Mali will soon have access to local basic health care services thanks to the construction of a new health center. The construction of the Sal Health Center represents the largest building project that The Tandana Foundation has supported in the Bandiagara District … Continue reading "Construction complete: Sal Health Center to provide needed medical care to thousands of people in Mali"


Last year, furniture built by participants in the Kansongo carpenters workshop – a program supported by The Tandana Foundation – was delivered to the school in Andjine, Mali, via moto-tricycle. The special delivery was made possible thanks to the Bellbrook United Methodist Church, which helped fund both the tricycle and the furniture. Below, one Andjine villager talks … Continue reading "Creating a better educational experience in Mali"