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22 Jul Kisa Sisterhood

What do we hope to accomplish in mentoring our Scholars?  What change do we want to make?   In answering these questions, my colleagues and I came up with words like developing young women with courage, confidence, resilience, self-esteem, who are goal oriented and community…

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13 Mar I am Valuable

What could a photo of fried banana snacks, a favorite in East Africa, possibly have to do with girls’ education?  Actually, in addition to education, there are other “e” words that come to mind:  entrepreneurial and empowered.  Read on to learn more!   Outside a…

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15 Oct A Run for my Future

Kisa means “story” in Swahili.  Each Kisa Scholar has her own unique story of how she joined AfricAid’s program.  Once they become Kisa Scholars, many girls open up to the Mentors about their struggles to be in school in the first place.  Janeth is one…

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