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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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Anne’s Story: Honoring Fathers Who Stand Up for Womankind

Even if the 21st century has seen a dramatic evolution of gender roles, the same hasn’t trickled down to some African cultures that remain heavily patriarchal to this day. The pressure can get intense for a father blessed with three girls … 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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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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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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