“Education is a human right” seems like a view that is widely embraced but the truth is not as pragmatic. According to UNESCO, 9.5 million African girls would never set foot in a classroom.
As we gather around the table this Thanksgiving, let’s take a moment to reflect on the profound impact our gratitude can have on the lives of others. One way to express our attitude of gratitude is by supporting initiatives promoting education and empowering young minds.
As we embrace the season of gratitude, I invite you to join me in reflecting on the profound difference we are making together. Behind every number is a personal narrative serving as a testament to the power of working together for a common good.
As the world comes together on this Giving Tuesday, November 28th, to pay it forward to those in need, Asante Africa Foundation celebrates every act of generosity that surrounds our organization.
It’s no surprise that rooted in a few of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, programs led by Asante Africa Foundation achieve results that help alleviate poverty and empower leadership by fostering the development of educated and resilient youth.
World Science Day for Peace and Development underscores the importance of empowering and encouraging more women to pursue careers in science.
Asante Africa has maintained the principle of paying the deed forward and continues to encourage and support beneficiaries to give back to their community.
We celebrate and advocate for girls’ rights and equality on this Day of the Girl Child. Girls who lack formal education tend to be very dependent and run the risk of child marriage and early pregnancy.
On October 5th we celebrate World Teachers’ Day. We recognize teachers everywhere for their contributions to education, and for working to overcome the unique challenges they face in their profession due to limited resources.