Tag Archives: East Africa

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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Pay it Forward: Making Waves for Africa!

Though Asante Africa Foundation’s LEI Program works in helping young adults carve their way in the professional world, it is just the first step towards achieving a bigger goal – the goal of impacting 1 Million lives by 2020. The … Continue reading

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Albert’s Story: Inspiring Fathers to be the Best They Can Be

All too often, we hear about people who give up on life with the excuse that they were dealt a bad hand. And sometimes, you’ll come across people who manage to get past the rough upbringing, they’ve had to learn … Continue reading

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World Against Child Labor Day: Grace’s Journey From Making Alcohol to Reaping Accolades

For many children stuck in child labor, dreams may seem farfetched and unrealistic. Grace, a young girl in Tanzania, used to wake up every morning to make and sell illicit alcohol with her grandmother – the only way that the … 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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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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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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