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Do Something Extra Special this Holiday Season

Date: December 18, 2013 Author: Ivana Falla Categories: YIA Blog, Youth In Action In North America

In the US, a primary and secondary education is easily available to everyone. In other parts of the world like Kenya and Tanzania, children do not have that same opportunity. Having a quality education is important because it can greatly change someone’s life. It leads to better health, less violence, and higher wages. It also…

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The Asante Ambassadors Club is Official!

Date: December 4, 2013 Author: Ivana Falla Categories: YIA Blog, Youth In Action In North America

Matthew Lee is a high school student from Hawaii who believes in the power of education. Matthew has started the first ever Asante Ambassadors Club at his school! A friend who created a club for a different organization inspired him to do the same. Get to know Matthew with this Q&A and tips on how…

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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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Empowered to Create Change and Help Others

Date: April 30, 2013 Author: asanteadmin Categories: YIA Blog, Youth In Action In North America

Saira Yusuf is a young Asante Africa Foundation supporter who was introduced to the foundation by her mother Paru, a volunteer Board member. Like all mothers, Paru aspires to instill in her children values that create opportunities to become thoughtful individuals with bright futures. “Be kind. Have integrity. Work hard. Take advantage of your opportunities….

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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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