Tag Archives: Kenya

A Student Scholarship Means Josephine Can Continue to Go to School

Josephine is a new student in the scholarship program. Soft spoken, humble and hardworking, Josephine is the youngest in her family of three children. Her parents are peasant farmers and do not have a stable source of income to support … Continue reading

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Back to School

In the United States, students have started to go back to school, and going back means getting necessary school supplies. School supplies are essential and can mean the difference between achieving success in the classroom or not. Through their hard … Continue reading

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Literacy: So Much More Than Letters and Numbers

Guest Post By Erna Grasz, CEO/Founder, Asante Africa Foundation In my own childhood, I was an extreme “bookworm”, particularly when my family struggled through difficult times I turned to, and found comfort in the pages of books. The magic of books … Continue reading

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The Journey to Education Continues for a New Student Scholar

Tapato is one a recent new student in Asante Africa Foundation’s Scholarship program.  Charming, ambitious, and beautiful she dreams of staying in school and getting an education.  Tragically, a few years ago, Tapato’s father was killed by an elephant.  The … 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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Global Team Sets Course for 2020 Vision

During the first week in August, members of Asante Africa Foundation’s board of directors and staff from the United States, Kenya, and Tanzania gathered in Nairobi, Kenya for the annual strategic planning meeting. Attendees shared feedback on current challenges and … Continue reading

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August 12 is International Youth Day

Guest post by Karissa Tom This year’s International Youth Day highlights youth migration as a leading issue concerning the world’s largest population in history. According to a recent UN report, young people account for between 36% and 57% of international … Continue reading

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