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One of our favorite series is the “pay-it-forward” testimonies from our young people and communities who are actively creating the change they believe is necessary. All are guaranteed to inform and inspire.
It’s a great time to look fondly at the memorable milestones that marked the last twelve months. With our 2018 highlights, we present our most memorable and outstanding accomplishments in our quest to deliver quality education to youth in East Africa! Our 2018 has...read more
Inching along at 5 a.m. in Silicon Valley traffic, Erna Grasz wondered whom she could call at that early hour. Across the world in East Africa, her friends Hellen Nkuraiya in Kenya and Emmy Moshi in Tanzania would be awake. She put in a call to Ms. Moshi...read more
A community is the source of values that can empower or disempower those residing in it. In Lushoto, Tanzania, communities experience a high rate of truancy, school drop-out, and poor performance in primary final exams among young girls. When girls are...read more
Black Panther was a great movie that got global applause. For many Africans who watched it, the significant reason why they liked it was because the film projected the greatness that is expected of Africa. However, looking at the current scenario it seems that a lot...read more
Through the years the role of teachers has evolved to go beyond just teaching in classroom. With the adoption of SDG 4 on education, recognizing teachers, acknowledging their work, and reflecting on ways to counter challenges they face has become key to the...read more
It’s the season of giving!! Please join us and celebrate this giving season by living the values that matter most in this world, and which ultimately connect us as one global community. To prepare you for Giving Tuesday, we want to help you get ready to celebrate with...read more
Asante Africa Foundation programs strive to solve the problems experienced by youth in East Africa. In order to combat the high number of youth that are not in school, we partner with schools to provide students with affordable and accessible education. Our Leadership...read more
October 11th marks the United Nation’s seventh annual International Day of the Girl Child that promotes girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their rights while recognizing the distinct challenges girls face. Girls are often deprived of the advocacy and...read more
UNESCO’s International Literacy Day that falls annually on September 8 celebrates the improvement of global literacy rates. This year’s theme of ‘Literacy and Skills Development’ emphasizes how the knowledge and competencies of technical, vocational, transferable, and...read more
During the 2018 Commonwealth meeting held in London, Nigerian President made a statement, and many people inferred that he called the youth in Nigeria ‘lazy’. This sparked a lot of criticism and reaction among the youth in the country, and across...read more