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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.
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
International Youth Day, an awareness day set aside for young adults and adolescents is celebrated every year on Aug. 12. This year’s theme is to create and celebrate the role of “Safe Spaces for Youth” in local communities, is aligned to United Nations’...read more
“We have seen first hand, through meeting students from Kenya and Tanzania, that this program unlocks dreams and provides the support and a path to lead successful lives.” — Betty and Charles Stallings, Asante Africa Foundation & LEI Match Sponsors...read more
“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