Kisa Liaisons from Machame, Kibosho, Weruweru and Secondary Schools with Kisa Project Manager Devotha Mlay (bottom right), some of the other teachers were supervising the students.

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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06 Oct Meet our new Kisa Mentors!

by Devotha Mlay, Kisa Project Manager, Kilimanjaro Region   When entering the AfricAid office in Kilimanjaro in 2014, you would have been welcomed by the sound of the door, and the sight of one desk, a chair, a cabinet and a yellow curtain, which was…

One of the Kisa Scholars is overjoyed after her friend gave her an imaginary gift of a house which has three bedrooms and a garden.

02 Aug Imaginary Gifts! A Kisa Moment

by Asimwe Suedi   Giving and receiving is one way of investing in each other and making us feel good. The Kisa Year Two Scholars at Weruweru Secondary School had a great moment giving and receiving imaginary gifts to each other during their Kisa Class....
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04 Jul Nelson Mandela Inspires Kisa Girls!

by Devotha Mlay, Project Manager   Kisa Scholars learn about leadership, in part, though stories of great leaders around the world. One of the leaders they learn about is the great Nelson Mandela. We use his leadership principles in our Kisa Curriculum, including:   Courage…

Convincing the Judges

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…