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Kisa

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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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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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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