Tumaini: the Swahili word for Hope.

Tumaini Afrika Sault Ste. Marie, is a locally based group of volunteers who are dedicated to giving a "hand up" to children and youth in Africa. As we know, education is the key for developing productive healthy citizens who will be able to contribute to the leadership and the economy of a developing country. Through a variety of fund-raising initiatives, money is raised to support projects and programs that provide students with skills, lessons, and the opportunity for a sustainable life that will last them throughout their lives.


Mission Statement

Tumaini Afrika is a Sault Ste. Marie-based, non-registered group of volunteers dedicated to working with children and women in Kenya.


Vision Statement

Tumaini Afrika focuses on education as the key to empowering children and women to become confident, creative, self-reliant people whose personal growth and success will enable them to inspire others and become agents of change in their own communities.


Our Values

Tumaini Afrika will achieve its vision for children and women in Kenya through