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Tempe Sister Cities Goat and Sheep Fund For as little as $30 you can purchase a goat or a sheep for a destitute family in Timbuktu, Mali. You can honor anyone you designate. You may even give the animal a name! Many people lost their livestock and possessions when they were forced to flee from Timbuktu during the period of violence when the Islamist rebels invade in 2012. With the help of French forces the rebels were driven out. Now, having returned to their homes, they are struggling to exist. The Tempe Sister Cities’ Goat & Sheep Fund provides a […]

Tempe Sister Cities 2013 Year In Review

2013 has been a busy year for Tempe Sister Cities Members and all of our hardworking volunteers, so we thought it important to recap some of our top newsletter stories of the past year.  We hope you will check our web site often as we continue to celebrate our Tempe Sister Cities and Hackett House activities during 2014. Our continued goal is  “Bringing the World Together…  One Friendship at a Time” Happy New Year from all of us at Tempe Sister Cities. January (Click Here to View Full Articles)     New Zealand Educator Exchange News     Hackett House School Tours […]

Soup For You…School Supplies For Timbuktu

Please join us for Lunch at Tempe Sister Cities Hackett House during the week of April 15-19 as lunch will be presented by the Wildflower Bread Company and Hackett House. Each day during the fund raiser from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m Lunch will include soup served in a bread bowl plus salad, beverage and a delectable cookie.

Update: Report on Timbuktu School Construction

Tempe Sister Cities donating $60,000 toward building a needed elementary school. If you could go back in time to 14th century Timbuktu, you would see a city where learning was so valued that the region was dubbed “the Athens of Africa.” The area’s location on major trade routes yielded an educated literate population and three universities. Fast forward to the present day and you would see a different learning environment. Mali, its location no longer vital for trade in a modern world, is now the third poorest nation on the planet. Tempe Sister Cities has committed to help build a […]

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