07 Apr Farewell Dada Tait

It was with great sadness, and much gratitude, that AfricAid Tanzania staff last week said farewell to Kisa Project pioneer Tait Flint.   Tait was part of AfricAid’s Kisa Project from the very beginning. She was employed as AfricAid’s Country Director in 2010, after five…


31 Mar Plotting my Life’s Course

by Jill Tietjen   At age 39, when my first husband told me he was moving out, I realized that I had choices and decisions to make in my life. Although as an American woman and an electrical engineer, I had resources, many rights and…


30 Dec Tanzania Office Welcomes US Board Member Sandra

By: Ngaire McCubben, Communications, External Relations and Fundraising Officer, Tanzania Photo: Sandy (far left) with Kisa Mentor Hadija, Kisa Sponsor and former AfricAid Board Member Betsy, and Kisa Scholar Hosiana AfricAid’s office in Arusha recently welcomed US Board Member Sandra Troyano (Sandy), who visited Tanzania…


14 Nov Betsy and Hosiana

By: Ngaire McCubben, Communications, External Relations and Fundraising Officer, Tanzania Photo: Betsy and her Kisa Scholar, Hosiana Betsy Hoke first learned of AfricAid in 2003 when her daughter got involved in an AfricAid fundraiser at her high school, soon after Ashley Shuyler, a student at…


15 Aug New Kisa Mentors Commence in Kilimanjaro

Field Story by: Devotha Mlay, Kisa Project Manager Kilimanjaro Region The loneliness I experienced last year as the only Kisa Mentor working in Kilimanjaro Region is history now.  This July, as the Kisa Project expanded to four more schools in the Region, the number of staff increased…


27 Jul Art and Soul Oct 3rd, 2015

October 3, 2015 Posner Center for International Development 1031 33rd Street, Denver, Colorado 80205 Join AfricAid for its annual gala, Art and Soul, in celebration of girls’ leadership. The evening will feature African inspired music and dance, gourmet food and drinks, African artwork along with…


24 Jul Nelson Mandela Day

Every year, on Mandela Day, people around the world are asked to spare 67 minutes to serve others. AfricAid is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Colorado educating girls in Tanzania to become leaders and change agents in their communities.