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If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together

African Proverb

ASANTE AFRICA IN THE NEWS!

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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  

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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“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

FIND OUT MORE & GET YOUR TICKET!

PAST EVENTS

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

Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit 2018

Dec 9th – 15th, 2018
Asante Africa’s LEI Summit is a week-long exchange program in Tanzania for East African high school students. Students explore themes such as leadership, entrepreneurship, and life skills through workshops, industrial visits, interactive training, presentations, and interacting with extraordinary visiting mentors. 

READ MORE ABOUT THE LEI SUMMIT 2018

Dancing Under the Stars

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 6pm
Life Fitness Club, 299555 Serengeti Road, Arusha, Tanzania
Asante Africa Foundation fundraising event for youth empowerment
To book your tickets contact Ewald Tesha at etesha@asanteafrica.org or at 0754 340188
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT DANCING UNDER THE STARS

Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit

September 27, 2018
Asante Africa Foundation has been invited on stage at the annual Global Youth Economic Opportunities (GYEO) Summit! Taking place Sept 25-27 in Washington DC. Hosting the topic of “Creating a Sustainable Model for African Youth Livelihood and Development Through Industry Partnerships”.  Asante Africa representatives included: 

  • Joseph Etaan – Project Partnership Coordinator for Tullow Oil
  • Anne Muli – Kenya Youth Livelihood Program Coordinator
  • Erna Grasz – CEO, Asante Africa Foundation

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE GYEOS

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