For less than $3/day, your merit based scholarships donation provides low income families from rural East Africa an opportunity for their youth to receive financial aid, student support, and quality education. This allows motivated students to immediately access higher quality education.
More students are waiting for their chance to learn!
At Asante Africa Foundation we believe that every child has the right to learn grow and succeed in today’s society. In rural East Africa, parents often give boys a priority when it comes to sending a child to school. Our scholarships, given to both boys and girls, provide equal opportunity for rural youth to receive a quality education, giving them a shot at their dreams!
WE PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS, NOT SPONSORSHIPS
Our students must meet certain standards to receive a scholarship. The criteria includes academic achievement, good behavior while in school, and ongoing family engagement. By creating expectations, we ensure accountability for the student and offer shared responsibility and support between Asante Africa Foundation staff and community.
- 1 year of tuition (including exam fees)
- Room and board fees
- Learning materials, uniforms, and sanitary products for girls
* All contributions to the Asante Africa Scholarship Program are fully tax-deductible. All donors who provide a full scholarship ($750+) will receive scholarship reports, student updates, and personalized letters.
Our coordinator will match you with a child that will fit your family.
24 STUDENTS STILL NEED SCHOLARSHIPS
Retinae lives with her mother, four sisters, and three brothers. Retinae and one of her sisters are attending school. The family has little money, so Retinae got a late start on her education as she was only able to join school after receiving a scholarship from Asante Africa. With the help of her teachers, Retinae has been able to catch up.
Retinae’s favorite subjects in school this year are Swahili and Math. Her favorite hobbies are playing football (soccer) and volleyball. Retinae also loves reading story books and drawing. This past year, she has participated in Girl Guides and flag raising ceremonies. In the future, Retinae aspires to be a doctor and help the sick people in her village
Godlisten has an older sister and a younger sister. He lives with his mother, who works as a vender selling bananas and potatoes. She does not make enough money to support the family and Godlisten’s education, so Godlisten was fortunate to receive a scholarship from Asante Africa when he was in nursery school.
Godlisten’s favorite subjects are math, English and biology. When Godlisten is not in school, he helps his mother with household chores like cleaning the grounds, cooking, and taking care of the goats. For fun, he likes to read, play soccer, and draw. His favorite foods are rice and beans. In the future, he hopes to fulfil his dream of becoming a doctor.
Menyengera is the oldest of 5 children. Since his father died, his mother is the family’s sole supporter. Because his mother does not have a regular job, she cannot financially support Menyengera’s education. With a scholarship from Asante Africa Foundation, Menyengera hopes to get a good education so he can help his younger brothers and sisters in the future.
Menyengera is a Secondary School student in Form 2 (High School Sophomore). His favorite subjects are math and science. Menyengera loves to read and play soccer. His favorite foods are pilau and beef. In the future, he would like to be a doctor like his aunt.