AfricAid, Inc.

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  • 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...

  • 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...

AfricAid, Inc.

Category: Content
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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Kisa Aumnae Mentor Skills Training

    by Eligrania Lema, Binti Shupavu Project Manager   Last November, AfricAid was proud to hold our first alumnae training program, which was held in conjunction with our new Binti Shupavu Project.  The purpose of this annual training is to rejuvenate the young graduates of the...

  • Helping Girls Stay in School

    by Ngaire McCubben, Program Development Coordinator   Girls in Tanzania drop out of school at an alarming rate. Hundreds of thousands are forced out every year by factors such as poverty, pregnancy, lack of parental support, peer pressure and failing to do well on exams....

  • 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...

  • Tell me your story and I will share my dream. Career Day 2016

    by Chausiku Mkuya, Kisa Mentor   Career Day was established in 2011 for two reasons:  it is important for Kisa Scholars to be inspired by other successful women from Tanzania and it is useful for the students to learn from people who are in the...

  • Meet a Kisa Liaison – Magdalena Mswata

    by Devotha Mlay   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 Kisa Partner School...

  • 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...

  • Mentoring the Mentors!

    by Eligrania Lema, Binti Shupavu Project Manager   It is not only Kisa Scholars who are mentored!  AfricAid Mentor training occurs once a year.  This fall, from September 12-16, exciting new trainers from various backgrounds brought a diversity of knowledge to a group of 17...

  • 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...

  • We Share, Grow and Lead: Year 1 Recruitment 2016

    by Chausiku Mkuya,  Kisa Mentor   “Not everyone gets an opportunity to be in the Kisa Project and those who get that opportunity will find that it changes their lives completely”.  That was the message shared by the Year Two Scholars (Form Six) when they were...

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