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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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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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