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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  

PAST EVENTS

Engineering Student Expo

March 4, 2020, 5PM-8PM
Santa Clara University

The EPICS (Engineering Projects In Community Service) Expo at Santa Clara University is a collaboration between the EPICS in IEEE program, a priority initiative of the IEEE Foundation, The Frugal Innovation Hub at Santa Clara University, and the EPICS program at San Jose State University. This collaboration is an opportunity to highlight the innovative technological solutions that teams of exceptional engineering students, from both universities, are designing, developing, and deploying to assist communities.

Thomas Coughlin (IEEE-USA Past President, and IEEE Region 6 Past Director) will be Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Erna Grasz (Asante Africa Foundation), and Jim Fruchterman (Tech Matters and BeneTech) will be featured speakers.

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Commission on the Status of Women

March 9-20, 2020
New York

The sixty-fourth session of the Commission on the Status of Women is planned to take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 March 2020. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are invited to attend the session.

Usually held for ten days in March, the session provides an opportunity to review progress towards gender equality and the empowerment of women, identify challenges, set global standards and norms and formulate policies to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment worldwide.

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East Africa LEI Summit

December 2019
We College campus, Mulot at Narok, Kenya

The theme for the 10th annual Asante Africa Foundation  East Africa Leadership and Entrepreneurship (LEI) Summit  was Cultivating Youth-Led Solutions through Leadership and Entrepreneurship. For six days students attended sessions that introduced them to career speakers and engaged in personal development and job readiness talks.

PICTURES OF THE 2019 LEI SUMMIT

 

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

“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

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We have the privilege of working with some of the most dynamic individuals in the non-profit industry. Learn about leadership and innovative ideas by incorporating these inspiring people into your event.