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OBA Covered in News Story

OBA Covered in News Story

As many of you know in January of 2020 we moved our offices. Due to the pandemic, we all experienced far less in-person interactions. It was so nice of CCX Media to ask us if they could come to the office to learn more about what we do. They made us feel truly welcome in our new location!
None of this would be possible without the incredible support you all have shown us for over fifty years. Thank you for helping us share the needs of our African brothers and sisters with our community!
Tanzanian Wins Nobel Prize in Literature!

Tanzanian Wins Nobel Prize in Literature!

Abdulrazak Gurnah left Africa as a refugee in the 1960s amid the persecution of citizens of Arab origin under President Abeid Karume’s regime in Zanzibar where he grew up, when the peaceful liberation from British colonial rule led to a revolution. He was only able to return to Zanzibar in 1984, allowing him to see his father shortly before his death. Bravo to Abdulrazak Gurnah for his bravery and for the merit of his incredible novels!

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Nursing Students Thank You for Menstrual Care Kits!

Nursing Students Thank You for Menstrual Care Kits!

Naomi is a student at the School of Nursing. She, and her classmates want to thank everyone who helped provide them with reusable menstrual care kits. Watch the video below to hear her words. Feminine products are hard to come by, and they are so appreciated. Normally, the young women would likely miss out on school during their menstrual cycle, but these kits have given them the ability to be present in class and miss out on nothing. Thank you!

 

 

OBA staff headed to Tanzania in October

OBA staff headed to Tanzania in October

In the middle of October, our staff will be travelling to Tanzania. We will be hand delivering all of the letters from sponsors to their students. Now is the time to write! If you send your letter to OBA by the 10th of October, it will come to Tanzania with us! They cannot wait to hear from you.
 
All letters can be written to our address with your student’s name instead of ours as the addressee:
 
Student Name
5701 Kentucky Ave N
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55428
 
Feel free to email us with any questions: admin@bootstrapafrica.org