Tag Archives: Sub-saharan Africa

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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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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Getty Images Creative Grant Winners’ Exclusive Premiere

Following weeks of preparation, in July, 2013 Getty Images Creative Grant Award Winners, Elley Ho and Heward Jue set out on a month long journey to East Africa to collaborate on a once in a lifetime project. The project’s objective: … Continue reading

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Engaging Mothers in the Futures of Their Daughters

October 11 is International Day of the Girl  Today is International Day of the Girl and at Asante Africa Foundation, we know that educating a girl takes a community. In an effort to provide sustainable and viable solutions, we believe … Continue reading

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“A Call for Teachers!”

October 5th is World Teachers Day  “Teachers’ professional knowledge and skills are the most important factor for quality education. This World Teachers’ Day, we call for teachers to receive stronger training upfront and continual professional development and support…” – Irina … Continue reading

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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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