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23 May Kisa Moment: Caring for the Sick

by Esther Piniel, Project Manager   Knowing that they are an important part of the community, Kisa Alumnae who are undertaking tertiary study in Dar es Salaam recently decided to show their love and care for the sick. They visited Mwananyamala Hospital where they spent…

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03 May I LOVE MY MOTHER

by Hadija Hassan, Kisa Mentor   My mother is everything in my life. She is always there to guide, protect and lead me towards a safe direction. I cannot hesitate to say that she is my guardian Angel; she made me see the world as…

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26 Apr Donor Appreciation Breakfast

We are grateful for our donor’s constant contributions to AfricAid’s mission and would love to honor them at our annual donor breakfast. Their support will allow us to reach over 900 girls in 2016 and empower them to become leaders in their own communities. We will be Skyping Tanzania…

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25 Apr Hadija’s Kili Experience

by Hadija Hassan   My name is Hadija (Kisa Mentor) and I am 26yrs old. I had a dream to climb Mount Kilimanjaro since I was young. I was born and raised in Kilimanjaro Region. Every morning after brushing my teeth I used to admire…

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22 Apr The Surprise Visitors

by Eligrania Lema   My typical Kisa class begins at 3:30 pm when I arrive at the school with my flip charts for the day in hand. As a Kisa Mentor, every step I take toward the class is one of anticipation.   But this…

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19 Apr Gallop for Girls

AfricAid invites you to join our 2016 Gallop for Girls team!   A passionate group of supporters are running (and walking!) in the Girls on the Run 5k race at Cherry Creek Reservoir in Denver, CO on May 21, 2016.*   The AfricAid team will…

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12 Apr New Leaders in Action

by Chausiku Mkuya, Kisa Mentor   End of Year One Presentations are done by Kisa Scholars after they conduct community assessments during their school breaks. The aim of the Year One Presentations is to see to what extent Kisa lessons have impacted Scholars in terms…

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07 Apr Farewell Dada Tait

It was with great sadness, and much gratitude, that AfricAid Tanzania staff last week said farewell to Kisa Project pioneer Tait Flint.   Tait was part of AfricAid’s Kisa Project from the very beginning. She was employed as AfricAid’s Country Director in 2010, after five…

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31 Mar Plotting my Life’s Course

by Jill Tietjen   At age 39, when my first husband told me he was moving out, I realized that I had choices and decisions to make in my life. Although as an American woman and an electrical engineer, I had resources, many rights and…

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