We Empower The Next Generation To Change The World. You Can Too!

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Asante Africa Foundation

Educating Children | Transforming Worlds

TO EDUCATE AND EMPOWER THE NEXT GENERATION OF CHANGE AGENTS, WHOSE DREAMS AND ACTIONS TRANSFORM THE FUTURE FOR AFRICA AND THE WORLD 

 

CHALLENGES EAST AFRICAN YOUTH FACE

 

 

 

 

 

 

56% UNEMPLOYMENT

Youth in Africa make up nearly 40% of the working-age population, yet 56% are youth unemployed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9 MILLION GIRLS

In sub-Saharan Africa will never learn to read or write

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOOLING IS NOT LEARNING

Children from the poorest households are 4X more likely to be out of school than moderate households

OUR PROGRAMS PROVIDE SYSTEM SOLUTIONS

We educate East Africa’s youth to confidently address life’s challenges, thrive in the global economy, and catalyze positive change.

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104,955

Lives impacted by the Leadership & Entrepreneurship Incubator Program

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83,937

Lives impacted by the 
Girls Advancement Program

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70,108

Lives impacted by the Accelerated Learning in the Classroom Program

LEADERSHIP & ENTREPRENEURSHIP INCUBATOR (LEI) PROGRAM

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LEI Program works closely with partner schools, business professionals and community leaders to deliver 21st century skills to disadvantaged youth. Our three-pronged participatory approach – Job Readiness, Entrepreneurship Skills and Personal Development – equips young people with the tools they need to plan and achieve a successful future.

GIRLS' ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM (WEZESHA VIJANA)

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In partnership with community based organizations, our Girls Advancement (Wezesha Vijana) program introduces new adolescent girls, their mothers, and male peers to reproductive health rights, puberty, hygiene, personal safety, social support and financial literacy in safe spaces. Our data demonstrates a direct impact on healthier girls’ choices, improved school attendance, and academic performance.

ACCELERATED LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM PROGRAM

home-teachersAccelerated Learning in the Classroom has two strong components:

student centered teachers’ training and  digital technology into rural classrooms. This program is a learner-centered educational model to elevate quality of teaching and to foster the development of critical thinking skills for students.

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BREAKING NEWS!

 

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UNGEI releases Girls’ Advancement Program Document.

DOWNLOAD IT TODAY!

WHATS THE LATEST?

Quest Foundation will match  all donations

to the Girls Advancement Program, up to $23,000.

Join us today and help thousands of girls get educated!

Celebrating 10 Years of Success

 

UPCOMING 2017

 

CIES International Education Conference March 5-9, 2017

Celebrating 10 Years of Success May 2017

CEO, Erna Grasz, San Francisco – Vision Innovation Challenges Summit  May 25, 2017

Together, we’re growing the next generation of confident and empowered youth.

Join us and impact 1,000,000 lives by 2020

INVEST IN EDUCATION

At Asante Africa Foundation, we believe every child deserves education, knowledge and the opportunity to chase their dreams, regardless of the longitude or latitude of where they are born. If you believe in this vision, act now.