Leadership Planning Meeting Takes Place

Three days spent as one team comprised of Tanzanians, Kenyans and Americans planning for the next year together and striving toward one common goal – to grow the next generation of youth in East Africa.

Your browser may not support display of this image.We planned together – About how to strengthen our current programs and getting more from our existing efforts. We critically analyzed what could work better and what we have learned this past year.

We ate together – Nyama choma is a delicacy (roasted goat meat) and it would not be Africa if you did not have to haggle for the price.

We danced – The punishment for cell phones ringing during the meeting was to dance to BONGO in front of the conference room. For this crowd that was actually not a real punishment. After awhile we started calling each other to make the cell phones ring and get each other in trouble.

Your browser may not support display of this image.We honored each other for the hard work conducted on a day to day basis here on the ground in country.  Those of us who are remote forget that Gathii, Prosper and Albert are out here by themselves in the community representing  the Asante Africa Foundation organization. They are the ones who get the tough questions and provide the answers that represent us all, and they are doing an amazing job.

We looked to the future with anticipation and excitement. This year alone we will have 12 High School graduates, 2 teacher graduates, and 4 Primary School graduates. We have completed 8 school projects this year, and are planning for 135 students to start the new 2011 school year. WOW.

Your browser may not support display of this image.Maiesha Mtamu (Life is Good).

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3 Responses to Leadership Planning Meeting Takes Place

  1. Joe Hackman says:

    What a wonderful story, really enjoying following your trip!

    Maiesha Mtamu!

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