Our social media pages and blog feature relevant topics and highlight stories of key youth, educators, and staff from the field. One of our favorite ways to feature young people and the communities is through our “pay-it-forward” testimonies where current students and alumni share how they are actively creating change. In addition to participants stories, we also accept blog submissions that align with our mission

Celebrating International Literacy Day, Sept 8

Celebrating International Literacy Day, Sept 8

Celebrating International Literacy Day Sept, 8 2020 On September 8, 2020 we will observe International Literacy Day. With much of the world continuing to reel from the crisis brought by the global pandemic, literacy efforts are facing setbacks. This is especially true...

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Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

Celebrating Women's Equality Day: Asante Africa's Wezesha Vijana Program Aug 25, 2020 Women’s Equality Day is August 26th, 2020 and with all that's going on in the world (a once in a lifetime global pandemic, worldwide social justice movements and a historic election...

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International Youth Day ~ Youth Engagement in Uganda

International Youth Day ~ Youth Engagement in Uganda

International Youth Day ~ Youth Engagement in Uganda Aug 10 2020 On August 12, Asante Africa Foundation will join the international community in marking the International Youth Day (IYD). This year’s theme is “Youth Engagement for Global Action,” which will highlight...

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Importance of Girls’ Rights and Safety in 2020

Importance of Girls’ Rights and Safety in 2020

Importance of Girls' Rights and Safety in 2020 Aug 4 2020Girls’ development work has gained momentum in rural East African communities in the last decade. Through Asante Africa’s education and life skills programs, we have seen more girls complete an education and...

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CEO, Erna Grasz, Featured in “The Leaders Globe”

CEO, Erna Grasz, Featured in “The Leaders Globe”

Erna Grasz: Transforming the Future of Africa and The World through Nextgen Educational Programs July 30 2020 Erna Grasz grew up in Texas and cultivated a love of learning, fostered by her single mother and teachers who saw her potential. Coming from humble...

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Responding to Covid-19 in Kenya: Lucy Maina

Responding to Covid-19 in Kenya: Lucy Maina

Responding to Covid-19 in Kenya: Interview with Lucy Maina and Ngángá Kibandi July 30 2020 With the ‘COVID-19 Interviews’, NISSEM has embarked on a series of interviews with actors from government and civil society, in order to understand better the practicalities and...

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