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Binti Shupavu

30 Dec “Building the Africa We Want”

AfricAid Holds 1st “Opportunity Day” Event for Binti Shupavu Alumnae   The Binti Shupavu program is designed to give girls the skills they need to complete Ordinary Level secondary school (Forms 1-4), with the bigger objective that they lead productive lives.  Each additional year of…

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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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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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