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.


15 Jun Introducing Operations Manager Monica Swai

In March we introduced Kisa Project Managers, Esther Piniel and Devotha Mlay. This month, we’d like to introduce Operations Manager, Monica Swai. Monica is part of the glue that binds our Tanzania office together. This multi-talented woman gets involved in things as diverse as office…


15 Apr Kisa Computer Labs

Kisa Scholars trying out their new computers at Weruweru In Tanzania, most of the high school students do not have any access to computers. Only a few students, who come from wealthy families have access to computers and know the basics of computers. One of…


15 Mar Meet the Kisa Project Managers

AfricAid’s flagship program, the Kisa Project, is carried out in Arusha and Kilimanjaro Regions of Northern Tanzania. Eight staff work full-time developing, implementing and evaluating the Project. The purpose of the Kisa Project is to deliver leadership and life skills training and mentoring to Tanzanian…


01 Mar A Step Towards Leadership

Orkeeswa Student Giving Her Presentation The End of Year One Presentations is an AfricAid Kisa Project event normally conducted after the completion of Kisa year one curriculum. This event is an output of the Community Assessments the Kisa Scholars do during the holiday in their…