Tag Archives: Maasai

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 Shares Poignant Experiences from in-country

Mike Carter is on an amazing journey of personal and global impact to educate children in East Africa . His heartwarming and enthusiastic reflections are candidly captured in his blog.  Below is a recent excerpt. Learn more about his campaign … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Water Day

Did you know 85% of the world population lives in the driest half of the planet? In fact, 783 million people do not have access to clean water and nearly 2.5 billion do not have access to proper sanitation (unwater.org). … Continue reading

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Margaret is one of 16 million children orphaned by HIV/AIDS

I was about ten years old when my mother got sick. I have three sisters, but my mother only took two of us with her after she was divorced. When she got sick people were afraid to come to the … Continue reading

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William: One Student’s Attitude of Gratitude

William is an orphan whose personal motto is ‘to achieve the best in life’. He lives with his uncle and four brothers. In 1997, his mother became ill with tuberculosis, but the family could not afford to pay for her … Continue reading

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Keep the Fire Lit

In honor of International Day of the Girl, Asante Africa Foundation spent time with Benedictus, Carolyne and Esther, current student scholars who attend St. Mary’s Secondary School and who have participated in the 2011 Leadership Incubator in Arusha, Tanzania. The … Continue reading

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A Visit to Alton Maasai Project’s Community

Asante Africa Foundation’s Founder/CEO, Erna Grasz visits the Alton Maasai Project’s community in Oldanyati, Kenya. With Rimas Tankile Morris’ upcoming visit to California to champion the project’s goals, Erna witnesses the passion behind Rimas’ visit, and the community’s dedication and … Continue reading

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