Tag Archives: Global Partnership for Education

2015 – The Numbers Are in!

After almost a decade of operations, this year we still managed to bring in new firsts. Adapting to tech innovations, becoming a more meaningful part of communities where we work, and getting organized to achieve our future goals has made it … 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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Big Achievements in 2015. Big Vision for 2016. A Letter From our CEO, Erna Grasz

Seeing news and media hop around the world daily, we are reminded just how globally connected and interdependent our lives are today. There is urgency for young people all over the world to be able to realize a future in … Continue reading

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Colin Higgins Becomes new Chair of the Board of Directors

My name is Colin Higgins and as of January 1st, 2016, I will become the Chair of the Board of Directors for Asante Africa Foundation. I have been on the board since 2007 and have served on both the Strategic … Continue reading

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Global Handwashing Day Honored in Tanzania

    An action as simple as handwashing, when done correctly, has the potential to prevent disease at par with some of our best interventions. Global Handwashing Day (GHD) aims to do just that; a campaign to motivate and mobilize people … Continue reading

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Clean Hands and Empowered Communities

Guest Post by Jenna McAnulty It’s a warm Friday afternoon, school is out, and 200 children are gathered around a plastic bucket on a rust-colored stand.  This is Asante Africa Foundation Program Lead, Mary Kwena’s homemade hand washing station – … Continue reading

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Mike Carter Turns Passion into Gift to Educate Children in East Africa

Over the past few years, Asante Africa Foundation Board Member,  Mike Carter, developed a passion for photography and recently began focusing on ways he can make a positive impact on people and the world around him through the lens. This summer, … Continue reading

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