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Young Leaders Making a Difference Beyond their Classroom

Date: May 2, 2014 Author: Ivana Falla Categories: YIA Blog, Youth In Action In North America

In January we met Jenny. Jenny, a student at San Jose’s Yerba Buena High School showed a keen interested in getting involved. Undaunted by her inexperience with fundraising, she reached out through our Youth in Action Contact form. She demonstrated not just initiative in volunteering the resources of her school club, Yerba Buena Pride, but…

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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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Make Asante Africa Foundation part of your New Year’s Resolution 2014

Date: December 27, 2013 Author: Ivana Falla Categories: YIA Blog, Youth In Action In North America

Eating healthy, being more active, and limiting the time you watch TV or play video games are great ways to start the New Year with a positive attitude. Take a step further this year and give back to the global community by helping students in Kenya and Tanzania receive a quality education. Recently, students 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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