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AfricAid

13 Apr We rise by helping others

by Hadija Hassan   The young women who graduate from AfricAid’s Kisa Project have a tremendous track record of being accepted to universities.  Over 95% go on to advanced study, which is remarkable in a country where less than 5% of women attain this level…

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04 Apr Kisa – Total Inspiration!

by Subira Manyama   “Kisa – Total Inspiration” are the words of Margareth Daniel Muro, a second year Kisa Scholar from Kibosho Girls Secondary School.   This is the powerful way she describes the program and her transformative experience.   Previously, Margareth didn’t know the importance…

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30 Mar Symposium for Good Health

by Esther Piniel   AfricAid’s Health Symposium is a day-long Kisa Project event which aims to provide knowledge about health issues to Kisa Scholars. It is optional and very popular among the young female students.   On February 18, 2017, 170 Kisa Scholars from 8…

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28 Feb Binti Shupavu in Action

Last month we introduced you to our new program, Binti Shupavu, which was designed for younger, more vulnerable, more rural girls. Binti Shupavu helps girls to stay in and complete secondary school, before going on to further education, vocational training, or employment opportunities. In 2017,…

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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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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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