Monthly Archives: August 2013

Clean Hands and Empowered Communities

Guest Post by Jenna McAnulty It’s a warm Friday afternoon, school is out, and 200 children are gathered around a plastic bucket on a rust-colored stand.  This is Asante Africa Foundation Program Lead, Mary Kwena’s homemade hand washing station – … Continue reading

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Global Team Sets Course for 2020 Vision

During the first week in August, members of Asante Africa Foundation’s board of directors and staff from the United States, Kenya, and Tanzania gathered in Nairobi, Kenya for the annual strategic planning meeting. Attendees shared feedback on current challenges and … Continue reading

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August 12 is International Youth Day

Guest post by Karissa Tom This year’s International Youth Day highlights youth migration as a leading issue concerning the world’s largest population in history. According to a recent UN report, young people account for between 36% and 57% of international … Continue reading

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From Northern California to East Africa

Currently in East Africa to see Asante Africa Foundation’s partnering schools and meet the children in the programs for the very first time, Miranda Newman shares how she went from answering a volunteer ad five years ago to East Africa.  … Continue reading

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