Tag Archives: girls advancement

Rural Girls’ Education: Integrating Parents into the Equation

As part of its 15 year initiative for sustainable development, the UN included Gender Equality as number 5 on its list of sustainable development goals. Today, gender inequality continues to be a persistent issue around the globe. While women and … Continue reading

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Carolyne’s Road to Success

Carolyne Sunte, mentor, daughter, aspiring journalist and leader, is one of Asante Africa Foundation’s passionate advocates for making a change in her community of Maasai, Africa. Carolyne motivates us with her dedication to her work as a program coordinator and mentor. … 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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Breaking News:Our Girls Program Recognized by UN-GEI

Asante Africa Foundation’s Wezesha Vijana Program – a special curriculum that boosts the girl child’s chances to succeed is highlighted as Best Practice in United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI).  The UNGEI Good Practice Fund supports organisations and local governments from across the globe … 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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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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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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