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Strength in Numbers: Quest Forward Coordinator Institutes Foster Collaboration in Tanzania

How do you launch Quest Forward Learning in 26 schools across mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar? First you make a plan, and then dedicated representatives from each school collaborate to make that plan a reality. The OE Tanzania Team... Read More

The Slopes of Kilimanjaro: Quest Forward Coordinator Hubert Kimaro Rises to Many Challenges

Hubert Kimaro speaks on his experience transitioning from Quest Forward Mentor to Quest Forward Coordinator, the challenges Uroki Secondary School faced with securing a stable internet connection, and how to support fellow mentors as... Read More

Joe Ricketts Receives Malaika Foundation’s 2013 Global Educator Award for Work in Africa

Joe Ricketts, the philanthropist and entrepreneur who founded the online brokerage TD Ameritrade, will receive the Malaika Foundation's 2013 Global Educator Award at a gala event co-hosted by the Malaika Foundation and the University... Read More

Web of Learning and Friendship

I grabbed the hands of several of the children in the schoolyard and led them out into the clearing to play a game. They smiled up at me both curious and timid. We made a circle, and then I took the first turn running around the... Read More

The Opportunity Tablet

I just got back from an exciting trip to India with my brother Jim and a group of technology and education experts. We were there to advance a dream I have of giving hundreds of thousands of poor kids throughout the Third World what I... Read More