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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.
Staff and students, in the Girls' Advancement Program In Tanzania, women carry water on their heads in five gallon buckets. In the semi-arid area of central Tanzania where I teach secondary school, students that live at the school carry water from a nearby well every...read more
~ Proudly An African WomanPoem by: M. Assumpta Ezinne Okeke, EHJ THE AFRICAN GIRL I was born One but in reality, lived None,I, in an unseen Environment lived in Detriment,I, in a Situation, set back in Illusion,Because I am a GIRL.I lived alone Single and not to be...read more
Women and girls have made groundbreaking contributions in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). However, traditional gender roles continue to create a gap between males and females in STEM education and career paths. The...read more
The Anti FGM Board is holding the Second National “End FGM Conference” on February 4th & 5th, 2019, at Maasai Mara University, Narok County. This year’s theme is: "Ending FGM is My Responsibility." Delegates from hot-spot counties in Kenya, Tanzania, and...read more
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