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Leadership and Entrepreneurship Incubator’ 2016

We recently concluded the sixth year of our Leadership and Entrepreneurship Incubator program, at Bendel Memorial Secondary School in Moshi, Tanzania. About 85 students and 15 teachers attended the week long workshop along with 13 Asante Africa Foundation staff. Shirley … Continue reading

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Trip to Dodoma – LSTT Workshop

Zelote Loilang’akaki, Manager of Strategic Partnerships at Asante Africa, Tanzania, attended a LSTT workshop in Dodoma, Tanzania. LSTT project aims to address the needs of students in Form I of secondary school who are making the transition from Kiswahili-medium primary … Continue reading

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How Scholarships Can Help Close the Gender-Gap in Africa

Loren, Business and Marketing Associate at Asante Africa, started a personal fundraiser to send Frank — a student in East Africa to school. It started off with the goal to send 1 student back to school, but with the support of friends … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday: Let’s Celebrate!

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill We are in the cacophony of the holiday season: the music, the traffic, the lights! The deadlines! The noise inside … Continue reading

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Thanks in Living, Giving, & Receiving

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy In 1620, the harvest of the early American colonists had failed. Starvation settled … Continue reading

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Empowering through Education:Day of the Girl Child!

Five years ago, the United Nations designated October 11 as International Day of the Girl Child as part of their campaign to highlight the discrimination that girls around the world face every day. I grew up in Zimbabwe in the … Continue reading

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International Day of the Girl Child: Why Should We Care?

As a girl, it’s pretty obvious. I am instantly up in arms when made to imagine a life where the only viable option is securing a husband for support. Thankfully, that was never a problem I had to deal with … Continue reading

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