Tag Archives: girls education

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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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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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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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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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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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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