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.
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 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.
Oakland, CA — — Asante Africa Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to educating the children of East Africa, will celebrate its 10 year anniversary this year. Based in Oakland, California, Asante Africa Foundation began when Erna Grasz, a Silicon Valley executive, traveled to Tanzania and witnessed firsthand the desperate need to improve educational opportunities for the youth of Africa.
Asante Africa Foundation CEO’s Statement on International Women’s Day