THE MANY FACES OF SUCCESS

Success stories from our students, schools,

and communities in East Africa.

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The youth we work with in East Africa are constantly growing, whether it’s starting small businesses or paying it forward in their communities, they are in the process of becoming the leaders of tomorrow. Read some of our success stories to learn how youth are changing lives and impacting their communities! 

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Gift Can Now Achieve Her Goals

Gift Can Now Achieve Her Goals

Moureen Will Achieve Her Dreams

Moureen Will Achieve Her Dreams

Jennifer’s Dream

Jennifer’s Dream

Let’s Help Students Like Marry Get Back To School

Let’s Help Students Like Marry Get Back To School

Madiru Enters Secondary School

Madiru Enters Secondary School

Transforming Grace’s Education

Transforming Grace’s Education

A Scholarship Transformed Loibon’s Life

A Scholarship Transformed Loibon’s Life

Silvia’s Transformation

Silvia’s Transformation

Meet Ngais – A Girl Whose Education Was Transformed By Asante Africa

Meet Ngais – A Girl Whose Education Was Transformed By Asante Africa

Mariam’s Initiative Impacts 60 Students and Counting

Mariam’s Initiative Impacts 60 Students and Counting

Rael’s Beads

Rael’s Beads

Nicholas’s Pay It Forward in Ethiopia: An Impact Across Generations

Nicholas’s Pay It Forward in Ethiopia: An Impact Across Generations

Solomon’s Cakes Take Off, Uganda

Solomon’s Cakes Take Off, Uganda

Nancy’s First Step in Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur, Kenya

Nancy’s First Step in Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur, Kenya

Samburu Boy Shares Knowledge that Changes Lives, Kenya

Samburu Boy Shares Knowledge that Changes Lives, Kenya

Maria Aspires To Be A Great Businesswoman, Tanzania

Maria Aspires To Be A Great Businesswoman, Tanzania

Helping the Community with Flowerpots, Tanzania

Helping the Community with Flowerpots, Tanzania

Her school fee’s are paid, now she can shine, Uganda

Her school fee’s are paid, now she can shine, Uganda

Aisha’s Courage Offers Hope for a Gender Equal World, Uganda

Aisha’s Courage Offers Hope for a Gender Equal World, Uganda

A Girl with a Passion for Science, Tanzania

A Girl with a Passion for Science, Tanzania

Asha Assists Youth in Attending University, Tanzania

Asha Assists Youth in Attending University, Tanzania

Crocheting Her Way to Small Business Success, Kenya

Crocheting Her Way to Small Business Success, Kenya

The Business of Crocheting Shoes, Uganda

The Business of Crocheting Shoes, Uganda

Finding Inspiration in Paper Bags, Uganda

Finding Inspiration in Paper Bags, Uganda

Making Sanitary Supplies Empowers Girls, Kenya

Making Sanitary Supplies Empowers Girls, Kenya

Keeping Food on the Table, Uganda

Keeping Food on the Table, Uganda

Youth Entrepreneurs Start a Sheep Herding Venture, Kenya

Youth Entrepreneurs Start a Sheep Herding Venture, Kenya

Overcoming a Hygiene Taboo in Tanzania

Overcoming a Hygiene Taboo in Tanzania

Teaching literacy during the pandemic, Tanzania

Teaching literacy during the pandemic, Tanzania

How Emily is turning tough times into opportunities, Kenya

How Emily is turning tough times into opportunities, Kenya

Passion that Knows No Borders, Tanzania

Passion that Knows No Borders, Tanzania

Thriving in Horticulture, Uganda

Thriving in Horticulture, Uganda

Building A New Tradition In Lushoto, One Girl At A Time, Tanzania

Building A New Tradition In Lushoto, One Girl At A Time, Tanzania

Experiencing Digital Learning for the First Time, Uganda

Experiencing Digital Learning for the First Time, Uganda

Gaming for Enhanced Education, Kenya

Gaming for Enhanced Education, Kenya

Financial Literacy Benefits the Family, Uganda

Financial Literacy Benefits the Family, Uganda

A Small Shop Thrives on Big Dreams, Uganda

A Small Shop Thrives on Big Dreams, Uganda

Monicah’s Wish, Kenya

Monicah’s Wish, Kenya

Girls Advocacy Club, Tanzania

Girls Advocacy Club, Tanzania

Online Clothing Boutique, Uganda

Online Clothing Boutique, Uganda

Know Your Rights, Uganda

Know Your Rights, Uganda

Naomi, Teacher, Mentor, Change Maker, Kenya

Naomi, Teacher, Mentor, Change Maker, Kenya

Girls Pursue Their Science Dreams, Uganda

Girls Pursue Their Science Dreams, Uganda

Selling Goats to Become an Accountant, Kenya

Selling Goats to Become an Accountant, Kenya

Sharing Inspiration and knowledge, Tanzania

Sharing Inspiration and knowledge, Tanzania

Program Transforms Communities, Uganda

Program Transforms Communities, Uganda

Becoming an Innovative Leader, Uganda

Becoming an Innovative Leader, Uganda

Engineering Dreams Come True, Tanzania

Engineering Dreams Come True, Tanzania

Rose’s Hospitality, Kenya

Rose’s Hospitality, Kenya

Skills training, hygiene, and sustainability in Uganda

Skills training, hygiene, and sustainability in Uganda

Building Community Awareness, Uganda

Building Community Awareness, Uganda

Wezesha Vijana Program Active in Uganda

Wezesha Vijana Program Active in Uganda

Adelina’s Beauty Salon, Kenya

Adelina’s Beauty Salon, Kenya

Defying the Cultural Norm, Kenya

Defying the Cultural Norm, Kenya

Laurine Escapes Marriage, Kenya

Laurine Escapes Marriage, Kenya

Sarah Creates A Successful Shop, Uganda

Sarah Creates A Successful Shop, Uganda

Success at Saving, Uganda

Success at Saving, Uganda

Annet’s Story, Uganda

Annet’s Story, Uganda

Brothers Start a Shop, Kenya

Brothers Start a Shop, Kenya

Brother and Sister Join Forces

Brother and Sister Join Forces

Becoming a Community Leader, Tanzania

Becoming a Community Leader, Tanzania

Success in Stationary, Tanzania

Success in Stationary, Tanzania

Turning Table Mats into a Business

Turning Table Mats into a Business

Raising Rabbits and a Business

Raising Rabbits and a Business

A Blooming Craft Business

A Blooming Craft Business

Fueling Her Future by Selling Petrol

Fueling Her Future by Selling Petrol

Selling Stones to Lay the Foundation for a Future

Selling Stones to Lay the Foundation for a Future

Empowering Youth Amidst a Pandemic

Empowering Youth Amidst a Pandemic

Animal Husbandry in Uganda

Animal Husbandry in Uganda

Bringing Health and Dignity to Kenya

Bringing Health and Dignity to Kenya

Dorin and her Honey Business

Dorin and her Honey Business

Providing Essential Supplies to Communities in Uganda

Providing Essential Supplies to Communities in Uganda

Sewing Face Masks for Their School

Sewing Face Masks for Their School

Materials for Education and Hygiene

Materials for Education and Hygiene

Creating His Own Destiny

Creating His Own Destiny

The power of information

The power of information

When Sanitary Products are a Luxury, Uganda

When Sanitary Products are a Luxury, Uganda

Education Builds Pamala’s Confidence to Shine, Kenya

Education Builds Pamala’s Confidence to Shine, Kenya

Certified for Soap, Tanzania

Certified for Soap, Tanzania

Sharing the Bounty, Uganda

Sharing the Bounty, Uganda

Paying it Forward to Support Communities, Kenya

Paying it Forward to Support Communities, Kenya

Volunteering to Create Awareness, Kenya

Volunteering to Create Awareness, Kenya

Lillian’s efforts to keep her community safe and informed during cover-19, Uganda

Lillian’s efforts to keep her community safe and informed during cover-19, Uganda

Making Soap for the Community

Making Soap for the Community

Our Youth are Mobilizing Across East Africa

Our Youth are Mobilizing Across East Africa

Creating Sustainable Kitchen Gardens With Abby

Creating Sustainable Kitchen Gardens With Abby

Using Radio Waves to Reach the Community

Using Radio Waves to Reach the Community

Tanya and her fight against COVID-19

Tanya and her fight against COVID-19

Lily, Creating Change By Using Her Voice

Lily, Creating Change By Using Her Voice

Mentoring for Academic Success

Mentoring for Academic Success

Sharing Knowledge and Self Awareness

Sharing Knowledge and Self Awareness

Raising Chickens and Building Confidence

Raising Chickens and Building Confidence

Using Pocket Money to Start a Business, Kenya

Using Pocket Money to Start a Business, Kenya

Youth “Pay it Forward” by Volunteering at Mazimbu Hospital, Tanzania

Youth “Pay it Forward” by Volunteering at Mazimbu Hospital, Tanzania

Skill Development in the Rural Classroom, Kenya

Skill Development in the Rural Classroom, Kenya

Rabbits Support Education, Kenya

Rabbits Support Education, Kenya

SAME Secondary School Pays it Forward on a Grand Scale, Tanzania

SAME Secondary School Pays it Forward on a Grand Scale, Tanzania

Emily Beat the Odds, Kenya

Emily Beat the Odds, Kenya

Girls Start A Maize Farm, Kenya

Girls Start A Maize Farm, Kenya

Community Garden Project, Tanzania

Community Garden Project, Tanzania

Sanaiyan Shows Her Strength, Kenya

Sanaiyan Shows Her Strength, Kenya

Damaris Empowers Female Students, Kenya

Damaris Empowers Female Students, Kenya

Married, and Back in School, Kenya

Married, and Back in School, Kenya

Pulling Together & Building Opportunities for Girls, Kenya

Pulling Together & Building Opportunities for Girls, Kenya

Hasan’s Road to Rabbits, Tanzania

Hasan’s Road to Rabbits, Tanzania

Tabora Roots – Keep Your City Clean, Tanzania

Tabora Roots – Keep Your City Clean, Tanzania

Grace, From Alcohol to Accolades, Tanzania

Grace, From Alcohol to Accolades, Tanzania

YLC Tabora Girls’ Advancement Event

YLC Tabora Girls’ Advancement Event

Skill Development in the Rural Classroom, Kenya

Skill Development in the Rural Classroom, Kenya

Luciana’s Fashion Business Shines, Tanzania

Luciana’s Fashion Business Shines, Tanzania

Sewing Their Way to the Top, Kenya

Sewing Their Way to the Top, Kenya

Form-2 African student transforming lives of pupils

Form-2 African student transforming lives of pupils

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