Monthly Archives: August 2012

An inside look at the Leadership Incubator Program

Shirley West, Asante Africa Foundation’s US-based volunteer scholarship coordinator, has been in the front row seat of the Leadership Incubator program since it began in early 2010.  She has experienced what most of us have only read about. Read her … Continue reading

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A Visit to Alton Maasai Project’s Community

Asante Africa Foundation’s Founder/CEO, Erna Grasz visits the Alton Maasai Project’s community in Oldanyati, Kenya. With Rimas Tankile Morris’ upcoming visit to California to champion the project’s goals, Erna witnesses the passion behind Rimas’ visit, and the community’s dedication and … Continue reading

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Partnering to Build a Better World on International Youth Day

Sunday, August 12 is International Youth Day. Originally presented by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth, and supported by The United Nations General Assembly, the aim of this global event is to remind governments and communities to partner … Continue reading

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How will you celebrate International Youth Day on August 12?

The theme for this year’s International Youth Day is Building a Better World: Partnering with Youth. Find out what Asante Africa Foundation and other great organizations are doing to partner with and for youth. International Youth Day 2012 Map of … Continue reading

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A day of firsts for CEO, Erna Grasz as she attends mass in Swahili, a graduation ceremony and a harambee (Tanzania style)

We got up super early with the goal of being at Lowassa School by 9am for the day-long graduation event, but decided to stop in Makayuni for chai and chapatti. We arrived at the school at 10:50am and were still … Continue reading

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