Category: Events

Remembering David Ross Russell
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Remembering David Ross Russell

It’s impossible to overstate the impact that Dr. David Ross Russell – father of our Founder, Bekka – had on The Small Things over the years, and how much of a difference his legacy continues to make to the children and families in Nkoaranga, Tanzania. Each year, Dorothy Goldberg – TST board member – would...

Yoga with an Impact!
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Yoga with an Impact!

When Mailys left Tanzania last year after several weeks volunteering for The Small Things, she left a lasting impact – her yoga and mindfulness sessions with the kids and staff were very popular and we still find the kids doing their poses from time to time. But this wasn’t enough for Mailys – as well...

A Birthday Gift
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A Birthday Gift

We couldn’t do what we do without the support of our wonderful supporters. After visiting us in Tanzania last year, and then holding a fundraising event in New York, Susan Goldberg decided that – despite being in lockdown – she could still share her birthday with her friends, and raise money for The Small Things...

Celebrating Mamas
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Celebrating Mamas

Our Connection campaign kicked off to a start yesterday with our first online event, celebrating the wonderful mamas (childcare staff) at Happy Family Children’s Village and around the world, for Mothers’ Day. Not only did we recognise the hard work and sacrifices that our mamas have made due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we also...

Reunified Kids’s Day
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Reunified Kids’s Day

In early December, reunified kids from right across the region returned to TST, where they once lived, to catch up with each other for a morning of crafts and fun. Our friends Damien and Ana Laura from Pizza Fabbrica in Melbourne sponsored our first Pizza Party, which the kids loved! This was also a great opportunity...