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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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2016- Mid Year Highlights by Erna Grasz, CEO

We recently concluded our Global Strategy Meeting’2016 in Tanzania. The plans are assertive, the team is determined and the future very bright. Our CEO talks about the takeaways from the meeting. “Having recently returned from several weeks in East Africa, there … Continue reading

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The Impact of LEI – Lepilali’s Story

By Lepilali Ngoilenya with Nick James My name is Lepilali Ngoilenya. I am a form six graduate [Tanzanian students who finish secondary school (Form 4) & qualify academically go on to complete advanced-level studies or A-levels in Forms 5 and 6], … Continue reading

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International Day of the Girl Celebrates the Importance of Girls’ Education

Malala quoteThe International Day of the Girl Child is a day that puts girls and girls’ education in the spotlight. Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Peace Prize challenges the world to keep that spotlight shining.

History shows that countries with more gender equality have better economic growth. Companies with more female leaders perform better. Peace agreements that include women are more durable. Parliaments with more women enact more legislation on key social issues such as health, education, anti-discrimination and child support. The evidence is clear: equality for women means progress for all. Yet, girls have a hard road to reach these positions. Barring social and cultural hurdles, girls in some parts of the world have a formidable obstacle to overcome in completing their education once they reach pu Continue reading

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