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Nia zikiwa moja, kilicho mbali huja

When minds are one, what is far comes near

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The Trust publishes Newsletters two or three times a year, which are available by clicking on the links below, and occasionally other similar material, such as this remarkable story, in his own words, by 
Athuman Tawakal Rajab telling his story as he became one of the first people in the history of Chole ever to study for a degree.

Mahadhi Sherari Omari writes of his experience at university, the new Primary School Library opens and Sarah and Cliff Dixon visit Chole again after 5 years and write of what they find and the impact of the Chole Project on the community.
The new Harambee Committee reviews the challenges it faces, Ben Dewfall explains what it is like to live in Chole Village for nearly three months and the generosity of donors continues at an astonishing level.
Chole Mjini Lodge's great work is recognised by the Gold Award in the World Responsible Travel Awards, Charlie Coghlan completes a Triathlon in Bahrain to fundraise for the Trust and Joharí R Fadhili, the Kindergarten's first headmaster, retires.
A very encouraging report by the Chairman after a visit to Chole, news of Risiki Hassani, who chaired the Harambee Committee taking a role in reviewing proposals for Tanzania's new constitution and of the first two Chole garduates, and details of some heroic fundraising efforts.
The amazing letter of appreciation from Athuman Tawakal after his graduation in 2012 from the university of Dar es Salaam, news of sponsorship of the IT facilities in Chole by Really Simple Systems and a news of a donor evening held in London.
Focussing on the story of Fatuma Ahamadi, an early beneficiary of educational support, and on tertiary education at a time when the first person ever from the Chole community has just received his degree, and eight other, including the first woman, who is also the first person from Chole to study science at university, are just beginning their degree courses.
NEWSLETTER 4 - Spring 2012
Including feedback on the Learning Centre's IT network, a summary of the 2012 budget and a report on the potential to develop a remarkable digital archive for the Chole community, plus a supplement on the 'Talk to your Baby' research project in which Chole is participating.
Including a report from the Trust's Chairman of a visit to Chole, a volunteer's experience of Ramadan in the Village and and update on the Learning Centre IT plans.
Covering the 2011 budget, wonderful news about the Kindergarten and news of Al Crawford's epic sponsored challenge, crossing Costa Rica from coast to coast on behalf of the Trust.
The Trust's first Newsletter, introducing the Trust, covering the installation of solar lighting in the Learning Centre, Health Centre and Women's Market, and including a delicious recipe for Avocado soup!