WHY SHOULD I DONATE TO ASANTE AFRCIA FOUNDATION?
We have a unique and novel system level approach to keep young people in school, particularly vulnerable girls and youth and we prepare them to be ready for life beyond the classroom. Our 2015 report has shown that our programs are working - in 2015 alone, we have touched over 104,000 lives across 133 schools. Over 6,000 girls learned they had human rights, how to make healthier choices and how to save money. To learn more, please visit our Program Impact page.
CAN I RAISE MONEY FOR A SPECIFIC PROJECT OR LOCATION?
Yes! We have tools and techniques to help you raise funds for a specific project and you can get your friends involved with you too. You can donate money raised to a specific item. You can also donate to one of our educational programs. Please Contact Us for more information.
CAN I DONATE A PORTION OF PROCEEDS FROM MY BUSINESS?
Yes! We do set up programs that allow a percentage of funds to be contributed monthly and annually. Please visit our Donation page.
HOW DO I KNOW MY MONEY IS BEING WELL SPENT?
At Asante Africa Foundation, 89% of your donation goes directly to projects on the ground in Kenya and Tanzania. Asante Africa spends 14 % of that amount on Project Monitoring and Evaluation to make sure our programs are reaching their desired outcomes - and if they are not, then the programs are improved to meet the needs of participants. And while numbers are important to us, the success stories are even more important. They make the numbers real and come to life. Please read about our success stories on our blog.
I'D LIKE TO MAKE A DONATION IN HONOR OF SOMEONE. HOW CAN I DO THIS?
Many donors choose to make a gift on behalf of a loved one for a special holiday, or just because. You can give a gift in someone else's name by checking the box “this gift is in honor/memory of someone” in the donation form. When your donation is received, we send a personalized card with your gift in the mail. However if you would like the gift to be received faster, due to an event or holiday, we will be happy to send an ecard. Please see our donation page to donate a gift today.
HOW CAN I PROVIDE A SCHOLARSHIP FOR A STUDENT?
Scholarships for our students education costs is one of our greatest needs. Asante Africa Foundation raises funds to provide education through merit-based scholarships to students, both girls and boys, for a full school year. We provide scholarships to students who are academically talented, eager to learn, and financially challenged. You can provide a student scholarship even if you live outside of the United States. Click here for more information on our student scholarships. As the school terms begin, we will coordinate enrollment of the children on our waiting list, and let you know a bit about your student and facilitate a letter exchange if you wish.
ARE THERE WAYS TO DONATE WITH PAYPAL, STOCK, DEBIT, OR COPORATE MATCHING GIFTS?
Yes! There numerous ways you can contribute and be a part of the global change. You can donate with Paypal, shop will AmazonSmile, donate your frequent flyer miles, shop at our marketplace, give gifts of stock, sponsor a child and even donate in honor of someone. We also do corporate matching. Please visit our Donationpage for more information about the various options available.