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Author: Alecia McClure

09 Sep Back to School!

In many parts of the world, the end of summer also brings a return to school and the fresh start of a new school year.  In Tanzania, secondary school students, like our Kisa Project and Binti Shupavu Scholars, attend school year-round.   These blogs give…

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11 Aug Creating their own Opportunities

AfricAid is creating a pipeline of future entrepreneurs and professionals to help fuel economies on the African continent, which are among the world’s fastest growing.  Our Kisa Project and Binti Shupavu programs are preparing young women to be full participants in the Tanzanian economy, which…

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22 Jul Kisa Sisterhood

What do we hope to accomplish in mentoring our Scholars?  What change do we want to make?   In answering these questions, my colleagues and I came up with words like developing young women with courage, confidence, resilience, self-esteem, who are goal oriented and community…

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16 Jul AfricAid Hits the Road!

“Girls face a lot of challenges.  We need your support in mentoring our girls, inspiring them to know the importance of education.  Be a friend to them by creating a safe space and they will open up to you.” Judith Merinyo, Director of Student Sponsorship,…

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