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AfricAid

03 Dec Two Hands

“I have two hands – one for helping myself and another one to help other people in society.” Wivini Ntende, Kisa Alumna   The concept of volunteerism has not been a cultural practice in Tanzania where AfricAid delivers its extra-curricular leadership and life skills programs…

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05 Nov Recruiting a Diverse Kisa Class

Fall is recruitment time for new Year One Kisa Scholars to fill the spaces made available by the Year Two Scholars who graduated from AfricAid’s 26 Partner Schools last spring.  The team of Kisa Project Managers and Mentors have just added 1,048 girls from both…

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30 Oct Time for Fun!

Learning leadership and life skills is serious business.  So is mentoring and providing support to Tanzanian adolescent girls, many of whom have grown up in very difficult circumstances.   It is important to know, though, that AfricAid’s Kisa Project and Binti Shupavu Scholars have a…

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29 Oct Shifting Attitudes

Girls are no more than wives and mothers.   This is an alarming way to begin a blog from a women’s empowerment organization, don’t you think?  It is the antithesis of what we believe.  However, it is what many Tanzanians still believe, particularly in rural…

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14 Oct Progression!

Binti Shupavu Scholars Become Kisa Scholars in 2019   The mission of AfricAid in general is for secondary school girls to progress, with mentoring, to become leaders who then progress to transform their communities.  This blog is about a very specific type of progression.  A…

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