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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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Albert’s Story: Inspiring Fathers to be the Best They Can Be

All too often, we hear about people who give up on life with the excuse that they were dealt a bad hand. And sometimes, you’ll come across people who manage to get past the rough upbringing, they’ve had to learn … Continue reading

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World Against Child Labor Day: Grace’s Journey From Making Alcohol to Reaping Accolades

For many children stuck in child labor, dreams may seem farfetched and unrealistic. Grace, a young girl in Tanzania, used to wake up every morning to make and sell illicit alcohol with her grandmother – the only way that the … Continue reading

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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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Double Down Your Investment for a Better Tomorrow

Flashback to 2010, a time when local business leaders and community chiefs in East Africa realized how education had to be more than just numbers and letters. To create a more impactful and 21st century relevant generation, we had to … Continue reading

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Girls’ Advancement Program: Wezesha Vijana

By: Erna Grasz, CEO Asante Africa Foundation It takes a Global Village to raise a child – Observations from the field With International Women’s day  just around the corner (March 8th) I pause to think about how strong and resilient women … Continue reading

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2016 Looking Forward: Building on our Success

Now in its sixth year, the Leadership and Entrepreneurship Incubator (LEI) program has enabled over 800 students to gain valuable skills including income generation, job readiness, and personal development. The strength of a program can only truly be measured by … Continue reading

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