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15 Jul Doris and Her Kisa Mentor

Doris (Kisa Scholar) and Esther (Kisa Mentor) Just like so many Tanzanian girls, Doris (17) a Kisa Year Two Scholar at Edmund Rice Sinoni Secondary School, was a shy and confused girl. She was not good at speaking her mind or taking part in making…

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15 Jun Introducing Operations Manager Monica Swai

In March we introduced Kisa Project Managers, Esther Piniel and Devotha Mlay. This month, we’d like to introduce Operations Manager, Monica Swai. Monica is part of the glue that binds our Tanzania office together. This multi-talented woman gets involved in things as diverse as office…

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15 Apr Kisa Computer Labs

Kisa Scholars trying out their new computers at Weruweru In Tanzania, most of the high school students do not have any access to computers. Only a few students, who come from wealthy families have access to computers and know the basics of computers. One of…

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15 Mar Meet the Kisa Project Managers

AfricAid’s flagship program, the Kisa Project, is carried out in Arusha and Kilimanjaro Regions of Northern Tanzania. Eight staff work full-time developing, implementing and evaluating the Project. The purpose of the Kisa Project is to deliver leadership and life skills training and mentoring to Tanzanian…

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01 Mar A Step Towards Leadership

Orkeeswa Student Giving Her Presentation The End of Year One Presentations is an AfricAid Kisa Project event normally conducted after the completion of Kisa year one curriculum. This event is an output of the Community Assessments the Kisa Scholars do during the holiday in their…

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15 Feb Recruitment of New Kisa Scholars

  Kisa Class Captain shared her experience of Kisa with new recruits Kisa Project Manager Esther Piniel interviews an applicant Kisa Mentor Eligrania Lema interviews an applicant Recruitment is an annual process done in two parts, one, the introduction of AfricAid and the Kisa Project…

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15 Jan How Do You Decide Who’s Most Worthy of Help?

   Margaret is studying law at Tumaini University   In November last year, our Tanzania Board of Trustees was faced with one of their more difficult annual tasks. Along with AfricAid staff, days were spent poring over applications from 26 very worthy Kisa graduates for…

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29 Aug AfricAid featured in The Guardian

AfricAid has received grant funds from the Western Union Foundation and is using them to help furnish new workshops at the three-year-old Muungano Vocational Centre (MVC) in Usa River, Arusha Region, Tanzania! The grant is helping provide sewing machines and other equipment for the tailoring…

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