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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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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…

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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…

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22 Apr The Surprise Visitors

by Eligrania Lema   My typical Kisa class begins at 3:30 pm when I arrive at the school with my flip charts for the day in hand. As a Kisa Mentor, every step I take toward the class is one of anticipation.   But this…

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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…

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