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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 Mentor   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…

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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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16 Jan Kisa Classes Back in Session!

by Hadija Hassan, Kisa Project Manager   After the long Christmas Holiday and New Year celebrations, all Kisa Partner Schools re-opened in the second week of January 2017 and Kisa Mentors were back at the AfricAid offices preparing for their Kisa Classes.   In their…

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11 Nov Meet a Kisa Liaison – Magdalena Mswata

by Devotha Mlay, Kisa Project Manager   The Kisa Project is AfricAid’s girls’ empowerment project, which provides female, A-level students with life skills, entrepreneurial and leadership training once a week after school for two years.   The Kisa Liaison is a female teacher in a…

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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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