“Education is the most powerful tool for reducing poverty, improving health, promoting healthier economies, and providing peaceful and productive opportunities for young people around the world.”

– Global Campaign for Education

OUR PROGRAMS PROVIDE SYSTEM SOLUTIONS

Brilliance and talent exist everywhere, but opportunities do not. Our model addresses the root cause of why African youth are not successful, creating an ecosystem of opportunity for them to excel. We connect disadvantaged rural youth to knowledge and opportunities, cultivating informed, resilient community leaders who address local challenges and become active participants in the global economy.

IMPACT & RESULTS

We assess our impact both quantitatively and qualitatively. Our impact is demonstrated in the data and in the stories.

RECENT IMPACT

447,000

 

Lives Impacted (and counting)

IMPACTING 1,000,000 LIVES

SCALABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY

 Sustainability comes from ownership. Asante Africa Foundation works within the existing educational system, alongside educators, influencers and governments. Our local staff partner with existing schools and visionaries to create change. Our low-cost models and local ownership coupled with results of increased girl safety, school retention, improved performance and income generation creates the local desire to do more.

LEADERSHIP & ENTREPRENEURSHIP INCUBATOR (LEI) PROGRAM

Professional Development | Job Readiness | Entrepreneurship

WHAT MAKES THIS PROGRAM UNIQUE

Cross Border Collaboration |Teacher Engagement |Community Reinvestment (Pay It Forward)

THE PROBLEM

THE MODEL

THE IMPACT

LEI PROGRAM IMPACT

CONFIDENCE

35%

confident expressing opinions to elders

FINANCE

41%

have skills to save, budget, and earn money

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

67%

knows entrepreneurship is a viable career path

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

88%

have a detailed action plan to achieving goals

GIRLS’ ADVANCEMENT (WEZESHA VIJANA) PROGRAM

Health & Hygiene | Finance and Business Skills | Social Skills

I had a strong will that one day I would change the trend in the male dominant society”

– Carolyne Sunte, alumni and entrepreneur 

THE PROBLEM

THE SOLUTION

THE IMPACT

GIRLS’ ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM IMPACT

ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

50%

performed better on national exams

CONFIDENCE

60%

confident in refusing sexual advances

SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

78%

schools reporting improved attendance of girls

HEALTH SKILLS

77%

understand HIV transmission and prevention

ACCELERATED LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM PROGRAM

Intensive Teacher Training  |  Learner-Centered Educational Model  |  Digital & Low-Cost Resources

 “Now I am training other teachers, using technology to teach my students, and I have convinced my school to change its motto to “Learning and Excelling Forever.”

Josephine Khasabuli, Kenyan Teacher

THE PROBLEM

THE MODEL

THE IMPACT

ACCELERATED LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM PROGRAM IMPACT

RESOURCES

93%

teachers using the internet as resource

CONFIDENCE

67%

Students with increased confidence expression opinions

STUDENT SKILLS

63%

Students with stronger English and critical thinking skills

DIGITAL LEARNING

37%

Teachers creating learning materials digitally

SCHOLARSHIPS

For brilliant young students that don’t have the means to pay for school, scholarships are crucial. It spells the difference between staying at home, and being given access to quality education that leads to improved circumstances and future successes.

UNIVERSITY

SECONDARY

PRIMARY

Scholarships are funding opportunities for students that meet specific criteria. It includes meeting academic standards, acceptable behavior in school, and ongoing family engagement to ensure a student’s best possible results.