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06 Jan Stories that Inspire

Why do we share stories of our Scholars and Mentors?  A story puts an individual face to issues such as women’s empowerment and poverty eradication.  A story gives voice to people who are not normally heard.  And, stories beat stats – people remember stories more…

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03 Nov Corona Diaries

“One day this will all be history.”   Rose, Kisa Scholar, Machame Girls Secondary School   2020 has been a whirlwind of a year… pivoting, shifting, adapting, extra effort… AfricAid and its program implementation partner in Tanzania, Girls Livelihood and Mentorship Initiative (GLAMI) have done all…

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13 Oct How I Stayed Motivated

“Deep down in my heart I believe we shall overcome this.  One day, all this will be history.” Rose, Kisa Scholar from Machame Girls’ Secondary School   The coronavirus pandemic has been a challenging and, for some, traumatic situation.  Many countries, including Tanzania, locked down…

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15 Sep “How Can I Help Other Girls?”

The Kisa Project develops Tanzanian girls’ natural leadership abilities by providing information and skills that they generally do not receive in their regular A-Level classroom.   Throughout the two-year program, Kisa Scholars learn to identify problems in their communities and come up with sustainable solutions, by…

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