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Author: Alecia McClure

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22 Feb The Man on the Team!

by Chausiku Mkuya, Kisa Mentor   Many people ask him what it is like is to be the only male in a female dominated working environment. To our ‘man on the team’ it’s nothing unusual as he has been the only man at AfricAid since…

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Kisa Liaisons from Machame, Kibosho, Weruweru and Secondary Schools with Kisa Project Manager Devotha Mlay (bottom right), some of the other teachers were supervising the students.

17 Feb Kisa Liaisons’ Meeting in Kilimanjaro

by Aikande Robert Nkya   Kisa Liaisons are the teachers from the respective Kisa Partner Schools, who work as intermediaries between AfricAid, Kisa Scholars, and school administrations. They pass information from the school to the Kisa Mentors, and the Mentors communicate with the Liaison about…

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20 Jan Getting to Know Lizzy!

AfricAid welcomes our new Development Director, Lizzy Beach.  Lizzy is already hard at work planning and executing fundraising activities to support AfricAid’s growth in 2017 and beyond.  She is excited to build relationships with AfricAid’s loyal supporters and attract new donors to become part of…

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01 Nov Getting to Know Jana!

AfricAid’s entire staff and Board were thrilled when Jana Hardy Kinsey accepted the position of Executive Director in September.  During her nearly four years with the organization as Country Director, Jana oversaw the expansion of the Kisa Project from 179 Scholars at 8 Partner Schools…

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20 Oct Mentoring the Mentors!

by Eligrania Lema, Binti Shupavu Project Manager   It is not only Kisa Scholars who are mentored!  AfricAid Mentor training occurs once a year.  This fall, from September 12-16, exciting new trainers from various backgrounds brought a diversity of knowledge to a group of 17…

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06 Oct Meet our new Kisa Mentors!

by Devotha Mlay, Kisa Project Manager, Kilimanjaro Region   When entering the AfricAid office in Kilimanjaro in 2014, you would have been welcomed by the sound of the door, and the sight of one desk, a chair, a cabinet and a yellow curtain, which was…

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