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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

  Operation Bootstrap Africa wishes you a Happy Independence Day! In Tanzania, this public holiday is always celebrated on December 9th. It celebrates the end of British rule in Tanganyika in 1961. It is Tanzania's National Day, a day when the Tanzanian people...

Write A Letter To A Student!

Unfortunately, Operation Bootstrap will not be able to travel to Tanzania this year due to travel restrictions caused by COVID-19. We are going to be sending a package to Tanzania, and would love for you to send mail to our students! A lot of us have been cooped up...

COVID-19 Video Update

COVID-19 Video Update

We have been working hard at OBA to give relief to our African brothers and sisters during this pandemic. Executive Director Jason Bergmann wants to give you a quick update on the efforts made in Africa, and the supplies sent thanks to our amazing donors. Thank you...

Announcing Our New Administrative Associate

Announcing Our New Administrative Associate

OBA is excited to announce the hire of our new Administrative Associate, Briana Engh! Briana has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Minnesota Duluth, and an Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in teaching. Her background is in...

Spring 2020 Dignity

Spring 2020 Dignity

Our spring 2020 edition of the Dignity newsletter has arrived! Click here to read all the latest news from our projects and partners in Africa!  

Join us at the 20th annual Lakes Area Walk!

Join us at the 20th annual Lakes Area Walk!

Join us at the 20th annual Lakes Area Walk next Saturday, October 6th! The walk begins at 11am at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria, MN (registration begins at 10:30am). All are welcome!

Charity Navigator Gives OBA 4 Out Of 4-Stars!

Charity Navigator Gives OBA 4 Out Of 4-Stars!

OBA is proud to have been recognized as a 4-star organization by Charity Navigator again this year for meeting the highest standards of financial health, transparency, and accountability. We are a mission-driven organization, committed to ensuring your support goes...