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Make a difference on MLK Day of Service

Date: January 20, 2014 Author: Ivana Falla Categories: YIA Blog, Youth In Action In North America

Today is all about honoring Dr. King’s legacy through service. He believed in making the world a better place for everyone and because of that, we would like to highlight two of our awesome volunteers that helped us make a difference at our fundraising event this past November and share their experience. Jennifer Li and…

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Run, Grattan, Run! Grattan Elementary School Raises Awareness

Date: June 6, 2013 Author: asanteadmin Categories: YIA Blog, Youth In Action In North America

At Asante Africa Foundation, we are always amazed at the tenacity of young people and the community that supports their commitment and efforts. Whether in the US or East Africa, young people prove time and again that they have what it takes to do more. On Thursday May 23, 2013 the students and faculty at…

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Global Youth Service Day: Justine Garvin Rises to the Top as a Youth Volunteer

Date: April 27, 2013 Author: asanteadmin Categories: YIA Blog, Youth In Action In North America

Justine Garvin is a local high school student who has been volunteering with Asante Africa Foundation since 2010. She shares some insight about her role as an active youth volunteer 1. How did you become involved with Asante Africa Foundation? My mom introduced me to Erna Grasz in 2010, as I was entering my freshman…

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How Far Would You Walk To School?

Date: April 6, 2013 Author: asanteadmin Categories: YIA Blog

Guest Post by Maryanne Marubu When was the last time you walked to school? When was the last time you walked to work? Today we live in a society where access to transportation is better and easier taking us wherever we dream of going. We can travel to distant lands and explore the world but…

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Orion Strikes Again Raising Nearly $3,000 for Matonyok Primary School

Date: April 2, 2013 Author: asanteadmin Categories: YIA Blog, Youth In Action In North America

Last Friday morning at Orion Alternative Elementary School, the atmosphere was buzzing with children’s excitement for Spring Break, while teachers and parents were making last minute preparations for the school’s walk – a – thon. The hallways were alive with colorful posters made by the students announcing the event with little stick figures drawn below…

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