Starting now through the holidays, all donations will be matched dollar for dollar. (up to 60k)
Donations for Education, Skill Building, and Opportunity Creation
Education in Africa is not just an academic pursuit but a critical milestone on the path to self-determination and empowerment. Yet, for too many children, the path is obscured by a multitude of barriers-economic hardship, insufficient educational infrastructure, gender disparities, remote and inaccessible schools, and more. Your involvement can help dismantle these obstacles, turning aspirations into achievements and potential into tangible progress.
Donate Monthly and Automatically Become a Luminary!
By choosing to donate monthly, you become part of an esteemed group of supporters known as Luminaries. This commitment provides a consistent foundation for educational projects, allowing for long-term planning and implementation of crucial programs. As a Luminary, you illuminate the path for countless children towards a better future.
Other Ways to Donate
Are You 72 or Older?
If you are 70 1/2 or older you may be able to make a contribution from your IRA without incurring Federal Income Tax!
Make an impact by giving an alternative gift!
Donate by Mail
Make a donation by check or mail.
Asante Africa Foundation
1334 Carlton Place
Livermore, CA 94550
Frequent Flyer Miles
Your donation of frequent flyer miles will help keep our overhead costs low and continue to direct much needed funds to our programs.
Please contact us with your:
• Airline/Airline Group
• Number of Miles to Pledge
• Miles Expiration Date
Our corporate partners have one objective in common—to help us work towards the vision of a world where everyone has access to education.
• Matching gift program
• Sponsorship opportunities
• Employer Gift Match
On the donation form select “Employer gift match” and specify your employer. We will reach out to have your contribution matched.
• Workplace giving campaign
Stock Donation Transfer Instructions:
Give to account holder’s broker (Schwab, Fidelity, etc.)
Beneficiary: Asante Africa Foundation-Tax ID# 71-1010614
Account Registration: Asante Africa Foundation, Inc
Schwab A/C Number: 6010-5591
Schwab DTC Number: 0164
Please Notify Colin Higgins at (650) 212-2240 when shares are delivered.
The account holder’s broker may also take a signed letter including this information.
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Donor Advised Funds
Asante Africa is a registered 501c3, tax ID 71-1010614. We accept contributions from your DAF.
Email email@example.com to notify us from which organization to expect the donation.
With charitable gift planning, you can leave a legacy that will continue to impact children for years to come. You can structure your gift to maximize its benefits in a way that is most favorable to you, your loved ones, and the organizations you choose.
DONATING DIRECTLY IN EAST AFRICA
Account: Asante Africa Foundation
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TIGO PESA ~ 7864717
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The Impact of Education in Africa
Education in Africa is a beacon of hope in a continent that faces significant socio-economic challenges. It stands as a critical pathway out of poverty, offering the promise of a stable and prosperous future.
Yet, for many African children, this promise is not within reach. The barriers are many: poverty, long distances to schools, safety concerns, inadequate infrastructure, insufficient resources, and systemic inequalities that disproportionately affect girls and marginalized communities.
Consider these statistics that we at Asante Africa are working hard to change:
Over 70% of African youth subsist on less than $2 a day
40% of girls in Tanzania are married before reaching the age of 18
Only 40% of students in Uganda are literate at the end of primary school
24% of Ugandan children have experienced sexual abuse in schools
Why Donate to Education and
Schools in Africa?
Donating to education and schools in Africa is a powerful act of solidarity that contributes to the dismantling of poverty through education and opportunity for young minds. It’s a commitment to nurturing potential and fostering sustainable development, where your contribution directly supports the construction of educational facilities, provision of learning materials, and enhancement of teacher training. This support not only empowers students but also uplifts communities, helping to instill a culture that values and pursues education as a fundamental human right. Your donation is an investment in a future where every African child can access the education they deserve, regardless of their circumstances.
Meet some of the students who have participated in our various programs, and learn how education made a positive impact in their lives:
Stories of Success from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda
What Impact Does Donation for Education Make?
Your donation supports a childs’ education and provides opportunities for them to thrive in their community, achieve their dreams, and succeed in the 21st century.
Here are some examples of what your gift can do.
(Books or a Uniform)
(Hygiene and Sanitary Products)
Get Started Scholarship
(Essential Supplies for Youth Entering High school)
(One-year scholarship that covers all costs (uniforms, books, accommodations etc))
Transparency and Accountability
When it comes to charitable giving, trust is paramount. That’s why Asante Africa is committed to transparency and accountability. Regular reports, direct communication channels, and strict oversight ensure that every penny is accounted for and used effectively to make a real difference in the lives of African children.
While monetary donations are vital, the gift of your time and expertise is equally valuable. Volunteer opportunities abound, from on-the-ground teaching and infrastructure projects to remote mentoring and administrative support. Your hands-on involvement can help forge personal connections and bring about lasting change in communities.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does education in Africa impact long-term development?
What challenges do African students face in accessing education?
Can my donation really make a difference in African education?
Your contribution to education in Africa is more than charity; it’s a partnership in progress. Together, we can transform lives and communities, one child at a time. Join us in this mission, and witness the power of education to change the world.