Defying the Cultural Norm, Kenya

Defying the Cultural Norm, Kenya

Defying the Cultural Norm, Kenya Roseline is an LEI Alumnae from Fanaka Secondary School, Kenya. She lives with both parents and her four siblings (two sisters and two brothers).  Her desire to know more about business encouraged her to participate in her school’s...
Laurine Escapes Marriage, Kenya

Laurine Escapes Marriage, Kenya

Laurine Escapes Marriage, Kenya My name is Laurine. I am 15 years old and in Form 1. I am a third born in a family of five children, but the first daughter. I am one of the Asante Africa Foundation scholars. I am a survivor of forced marriage, an incident that took...
Sarah Creates A Successful Shop, Uganda

Sarah Creates A Successful Shop, Uganda

Sarah Creates A Successful Shop, Uganda Sarah, a senior in a vocational school, lives with her mother and grandmother.  To support her family and to meet her own needs, Sarah started her gardening project – growing green peppers and eggplants. However, due to...
Success at Saving, Uganda

Success at Saving, Uganda

Success at Saving, Uganda Joanitah, the team leader of Kiwumulo Group with 5 members (4 girls and 1 boy) has formed the group with the purpose of saving money and starting a small business for themselves. So far, each member saves 100 Ugandan Shillings per week. Using...
Annet’s Story, Uganda

Annet’s Story, Uganda

Annet’s Story, Uganda Sept 25, 2020 Annet, a 17 year old student in Secondary School, conceived during her extended time at home. As a high performing student at school and in Asante Africa Foundation activities, Annet’s family was very disappointed with her...