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2015 – The Numbers Are in!

After almost a decade of operations, this year we still managed to bring in new firsts. Adapting to tech innovations, becoming a more meaningful part of communities where we work, and getting organized to achieve our future goals has made it … Continue reading

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Double Down Your Investment for a Better Tomorrow

Flashback to 2010, a time when local business leaders and community chiefs in East Africa realized how education had to be more than just numbers and letters. To create a more impactful and 21st century relevant generation, we had to … Continue reading

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The Bright Future of Tanzania: Lucian Graduates to Second Lieutenant

Celebrating a Military Graduation this Memorial Day Lucian Salema now a Second Lieutenant There is much to celebrate this Memorial Day. Lucian, one of Asante Africa’s rising stars, recently graduated as a Second Lieutenant from the Monduli Military Academy. We are … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight – Kimberly Huynh

“I currently work, and have been working, for education non-profits. I compartmentalized my life into two parts: work and leisure. I loved being artistic and crafty but was rarely given the opportunity to put those skill-sets into my day-to-day. When … Continue reading

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Girls’ Advancement Program: Wezesha Vijana

By: Erna Grasz, CEO Asante Africa Foundation It takes a Global Village to raise a child – Observations from the field With International Women’s day  just around the corner (March 8th) I pause to think about how strong and resilient women … Continue reading

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Empowering girls through community involvement – My observations of Asante Africa Foundation’s Wezesha Vijana – Girls Advancement Program

By: Carolyne Sunte My experience working with young adolescent girls has been great! In last four years I have witnessed a dramatic change. Previously alarmed by body changes and cultural practices, young girls would often drop out of school. Since … Continue reading

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2016 Looking Forward: Building on our Success

Now in its sixth year, the Leadership and Entrepreneurship Incubator (LEI) program has enabled over 800 students to gain valuable skills including income generation, job readiness, and personal development. The strength of a program can only truly be measured by … Continue reading

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