Tag Archives: Education

Beyond the Page

  “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” ― Frederick Douglass Here, at this page, is one of the greatest freedoms we take for granted: our ability to read, to translate the world and have the larger … Continue reading

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Remember the first day of school?

The fall session in schools has just started and most of us are probably wistfully looking back on summer as some kind of recent, warm, dream that slipped away far too quickly. Around the world students, parents, and teachers alike … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade!

Shirley West, fondly known as ‘Mama Shirley’ by everyone at Asante Africa Foundation, has decided to move to Texas to be with her family. Over the years, she has become an indispensable part of the team, and we know that … Continue reading

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Our intern tells her story…

We always look forward to sharing our stories from the fields of Kenya and Tanzania. Our intern Christine Tran shares her account of why she decided to join Asante Africa Foundation and her experience during the Global Strategy Meeting’2016. “With … Continue reading

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MANDELA DAY: 67 MINUTES FOR 67 YEARS

On July 18, 2016,  people will celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day.  On this day people are encouraged to spend at least 67 minutes doing something positive for their communities.  The 67 minutes is symbolic of the 67 years the late … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Journey

While skills in the context of World Youth Skills Day usually refer to readying young adults for the workplace, which we are great believers of as evidenced by our LEI program, we can’t help but feel extra proud when we … Continue reading

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She made it against the odds!

One of the perks of having some of the US Team travel to Africa for a Global Strategy Meet is making our library of stories richer. To be able to share with the Asante Africa community worldwide stories about the … Continue reading

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