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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.
“Young people are the foundation for effective development, and if engaged they will improve many of the structural development challenges that we face today, including enhancing the cohesiveness of families and communities, reducing health risks, and advancing...read more
Guest post by Karissa Tom This year’s International Youth Day highlights youth migration as a leading issue concerning the world’s largest population in history. According to a recent UN report, young people account for between 36% and 57% of international migrants....read more
This year was Asante Africa’s 3rd year of participation in the Comparative and International Education Society summit, which focused on “Re-Mapping Global Education: South-North Dialogue” to raise awareness of “voices, actors and knowledge producers that have...read more
For 62 years, the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) has gathered the most dynamic organizations, researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in comparative and international education to work together for common goals such as promoting...read more
Tonny, our Leadership and Entreprenuership Incubator Alumni, who during the LEI summit, wrote a poem to express his gratitude for Asante Africa. He’s an amazing actor, and an expressive story teller. Watch him as he recites this poem! I met Asante Africa that night,...read more
Now, more than ever, there is a strong need to press forward and address gender equality. With this year’s International Women’s Day theme as #PressforProgress, there is a strong motivation to unite friends, colleagues, and whole communities to think and act in a...read more
We are thankful to our Twitter and Facebook community for taking their time to engage with our CEO, Erna Grasz on February 28, 2018 in a live chat. In the spirit of celebrating women all March long, #AskErna was a great way to stimulate transformative dialogues on...read more
Bahati Laizer — Tanzania StudentBahati Aminei Laizer is like any other 15-year-old girl. She loves her family and friends, and works hard in school. She dreams of becoming a microbiologist so she can provide for her family and solve the health needs of her community....read more
Just the other day, a doctor in Kenya went to the court of law to appeal that the ban of FGM, enacted in 2011, be lifted. She said that banning the medically unnecessary and painful procedure limits a woman’s right to decide what should happen to her life and her...read more
Once upon a time, in a mixed gender secondary school, as the academic year was ending, the management had intensified its effort at appointing new school prefects. In the bid to do my part, I invited one of the female students, whose character and academic standards...read more