IT'S OUR 10th ANNIVERSARY! 

WE ARE GOING ALL OUT!

 

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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.

INFORMED AND CONNECTED

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BREAKING NEWS!

IN THE NEWS!

 

MAY 10 /17 

 WASHINGTON EXAMINER PUBLICATION – An educated girl will change the world!

May 6/17 

ASANTE AFRICA ON FOX KTVU NEWS – Read More

 

WHATS THE LATEST?

CEO Erna Grasz, will be a speaker at the inaugural IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit in San Francisco, CA on May 25th

Erna Grasz’s session at the IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit will examine ways for leaders in technology to learn how they can transfer their professional skills to local and global humanitarian projects. She will share her story and field experience to teach technology innovators how to use their expertise to create and empower the next generation of change agents.

READ MORE HERE!

 

UPCOMING 2017

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

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

• Sprint for Success – Come out on June 10th to sprint for success at Redwood Regional Park! Find Out More

VIEW PAST EVENTS

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.

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