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OPPORTUNITIES TO CONTRIBUTE YOUR TALENTS

Contribute your time and talents building a strong foundation with us and changing the world. We are a locally led and managed organization in East Africa. Our operations team is heavily supported by volunteers outside of Africa.

EVENTS

Panels, seminars, and similar events are typical avenues that we use to spread awareness about our advocacy. We bring together our community virtually and physically to celebrate successes and share our strategic vision for the future. Join us.

UPCOMING EVENTS  

2019 Obama Foundation Leadership Summit  

October 27-29, 2019
Chicago, IL

Glory Shayo and Gloria Mushi, Program Coordinators with Asante Africa Tanzania, will attend the Obama Foundation Leadership Summit, and represent our Youth Leadership Program. They will be sharing results, experiences and best practices with hundreds of other global youth. This is their first trip off the continent of Africa.

 

Music Extravaganza

November 29, 2019, 6PM-12PM
Le Patio Restaurant, Haile Selasie Road, Arusha, TZ

Asante Africa Foundation’s fundraising event for youth empowerment
Incredible music • Great food • Amazing prizes • And so much more

TICKETS AVAILABLE, 50,000tsh/ticket
CONTACT: etesha@asanteafrica.org, 0754 340188

PAST EVENTS

Asante Africa on stage at the GYEOS  

October 1-4, 2019
Washington, DC

We’ve been invited to present at the 2019 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit! 

This year the Asante Africa team will share ‘on the ground’ experiences of supporting youth through our Youth Leadership Program. We’re excited to share the stage with other experts from around the globe.   

2019 Global Strategy Meeting

June 19-21, 2019
Sariko Olasiti Lodges and Gardens in Arusha, TZ

At this meeting the entire Board of Directors will get together to discuss plans for Asante Africa Foundation.

“Step into Spring” with Asante Africa Foundation

Join us for our annual spring fundraising event. We have exciting things planed this year, drumming circle, live music, auction, African cuisine, youth activities, and more. We have two special guests Patriciah Muigai, and Ewald Tesha, our program mangers from Kenya and Tanzania are coming to meet you. 

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 6pm-9pm
HUB 925, Pleasanton, CA

Social Entrepreneurship Through Technology

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6pm-9pm
Wells Fargo Innovation Center, 333 Market St, San Francisco, CA
Get inspired and network with innovators, professionals, and local leaders at the People of Action Impact Series, featuring world class speakers who have a proven track record of innovation and social good. Speakers at the April 4th event are
Erna L. Grasz, CEO, Asante Africa Foundation
Systems Engineer turned Systems Entrepreneur for Global Impact
Jeff Kirschner, Founder, Litterati
“Crowdsource-cleaning” the planet one piece of litter at a time
Neil D’Souza, CEO & Founder, Zaya
Building the learning engine that powers personalized learning for everyone
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE IMPACT SERIES

Asante Africa takes the stage at CIES for 4th consecutive year

April 14-18th, 2019
The 63rd annual conference of CIES (Comparative and International Education Society) will be held April 14-18th at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. This year’s theme is “Education for Sustainability”.
Asante Africa will participate in the following panels:

  • Youth develop 21st century analytical skills while collecting ground truth (data) in youth development program, Presenter: Ewald Tesha, Tanzania Program Manager, Asante Africa Foundation
  • Preparing Adolescent Girls For Teen Life Transitions, Presenter: Patriciah Muigai, Kenya Program Manager, Asante Africa Foundation

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Patriciah Muigai, Asante Africa Foundation ~ Kenya Program Manager, On stage at the UN

Mar 11, 2019

Public-Private Partnerships: Accelerating Innovation and Ensuring Sustainability for Empowerment of Girls and Women
We will be on stage at the UN Headquarters in New York, presenting on Public-Private Partnerships. Stay in the loop by finding us on Social Media!

Asante Africa Cafe: Webisode 3

Feb 11, 2019
The Safari from Education to Entrepreneurship
We interviewed Albert Jumbe, Scholarship Coordinator at Asante Africa, and safari business owner of DiscoverTZ, to discuss his journey from education to entrepreneurship. He also talked about girls education in Tanzania, how Asante Africa stays connected with the communities, and what lively adventures you can have on his safari!
WATCH FULL INTERVIEW HERE

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