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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...

The Dignity is Here!

The Dignity is Here!

The Summer 2021 Dignity is here! Read about Executive Director Jason's trip to Madagascar, and the needs of our students. Click here to read -------->Spring 2021 Dignity

International Day of Education

Today we celebrate the International Day of Education. Since 1965, Operation Bootstrap Africa has been dedicated to improving access to education in Africa and has helped build over 3,500 schools in Tanzania. The MaaSAE Girls Lutheran Secondary School is a prime...

Pregnancy Rates in Tanzania Rise After COVID-19

Pregnancy Rates in Tanzania Rise After COVID-19

A recent article published by the Anadolu Agency talks about the growing rates of early pregnancy in Tanzania after COVID-19. Read below to walk a mile in the shoes of a young Maasai girl. DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania As rain drizzles, Teddy Meshack,18, is lazily lying on...

Send Your Student A Letter By December 17th

Send Your Student A Letter By December 17th

Hello OBA Family! Only 6 days remain until we send all of our letters over to the students in Tanzania! There is still time to get your Christmas Cards and letters to the OBA office. Address letters to: 5701 Kentucky Ave N Suite 200 Minneapolis, MN 55428 Let's make...

Happy Giving Tuesday!

Happy Giving Tuesday!

It has been an honor to work beside our brothers and sisters in Africa since 1965. Our strong mission and fiscal management have earned Operation Bootstrap Africa another 4 out of 4-star rating with Charity Navigator. Earning this prestigious award for 8 consecutive...

Happy Thanksgiving!

We are thankful 4,109 times today! A thanks for each student that we have in Africa. Enjoy the holiday and stay safe everyone!

Madagascar Drought News Story

The pandemic, election and other current events have taken up the media's gaze. While all of that was happening, hundreds of thousands of Malagasy citizens were experiencing a horrendous drought, the like of which they have never seen. FOCUS-France24 went to...