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Author: Alecia McClure

30 Mar Symposium for Good Health

AfricAid’s Health Symposium is a day-long Kisa Project event which aims to provide knowledge about health issues to Kisa Scholars. It is optional and very popular among the young female students.   On February 18, 2017, 170 Kisa Scholars from 8 Partner Schools in the…

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22 Feb The Man on the Team!

Many people ask him what it is like is to be the only male in a female dominated working environment. To our ‘man on the team’ it’s nothing unusual as he has been the only man at AfricAid since 2013. Some would say that being…

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17 Feb Kisa Liaisons’ Meeting in Kilimanjaro

Kisa Liaisons are the teachers from the respective Kisa Partner Schools, who work as intermediaries between AfricAid, Kisa Scholars, and school administrations. They pass information from the school to the Kisa Mentors, and the Mentors communicate with the Liaison about the progress of the classes,…

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20 Jan Getting to Know Lizzy!

AfricAid welcomes our new Development Director, Lizzy Beach.  Lizzy is already hard at work planning and executing fundraising activities to support AfricAid’s growth in 2017 and beyond.  She is excited to build relationships with AfricAid’s loyal supporters and attract new donors to become part of…

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16 Jan Kisa Classes Back in Session!

After the long Christmas Holiday and New Year celebrations, all Kisa Partner Schools re-opened in the second week of January 2017 and Kisa Mentors were back at the AfricAid offices preparing for their Kisa Classes.   In their first Kisa Classes, Kisa Scholars shared stories…

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11 Nov Meet a Kisa Liaison – Magdalena Mswata

by Devotha Mlay, Kisa Project Manager   The Kisa Project is AfricAid’s girls’ empowerment project, which provides female, A-level students with life skills, entrepreneurial and leadership training once a week after school for two years.   The Kisa Liaison is a female teacher in a…

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