Asante Africa Foundation is an educational nonprofit providing life skills and educational programs in rural East Africa
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
OUR PROGRAMS PROVIDE SYSTEM SOLUTIONS
We empower East Africa’s youth to confidently address life’s challenges, thrive in the global economy, and catalyze positive change.
Lives impacted by the Leadership & Entrepreneurship Incubator Program
Lives impacted by Wezesha Vijana (Girls’ Advancement) Program
Lives impacted by the Accelerated Learning in the Classroom and Scholarship Program
LEI Program delivers 21st century skills to disadvantaged youth. Our three-pronged 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 adolescent girls, their mothers, and male peers to reproductive health rights, puberty, hygiene, personal safety, social support and financial literacy.
Accelerated Learning in the Classroom has two strong components: Teachers’ training and digital technology into rural classrooms. This program elevates the quality of teaching and fosters the development of critical thinking skills for student.
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Over the last 15 years, we have learned, refined, and strengthened our model based on evidence, external evaluations, and ongoing feedback from the youth, their key enablers, and the communities. The insights that we’ve gained through our work in East Africa are informing our strategic plan.
Embassy of Japan in Kenya and Asante Africa Foundation Partnership
The Embassy of Japan in Kenya contracts a grant to Asante Africa Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to educating African youth, for a project titled Project for the Construction of Classrooms and Toilets at Oloorng’anayio Primary School on February 26, 2021. In accepting this grant, Asante Africa Foundation will continue its investment in education, with an emphasis on girls’ education.
2021 CIES Conference
The 2021 CIES conference will take place virtually April 25 – May 2, 2021. We anticipate a vibrant engagement of researchers, students, practitioners, and policy makers, in a welcoming and inspiring professional community. The 2021 conference theme, Social Responsibility within Changing Contexts, focuses our attention on closely examining the work we do and how others in the field experience our work, in a changing environment with a growing variety of actors who may or may not share the same visions for the future.