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...
Brother and Sister Join Forces

Brother and Sister Join Forces

Brother and Sister Join Forces, Simon, Tanzania Sept 25, 2020 Simon is an Asante Africa Alumni from Shimbi Secondary School in the Rombo District of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. He has a talent for designing and crafting wooden items. In addition, he assists his sister...
Becoming a Community Leader, Tanzania

Becoming a Community Leader, Tanzania

Becoming a Community Leader, Idriss, Tanzania Sept 25, 2020 Idriss has been an Asante Africa Alumni from Same Secondary School since 2018. After attending the Asante Cross Border Summit, he brought the skills he learned from a soap making session back home. Idriss...