AfricAid, Inc.

AfricAid is a nonprofit organization that supports girls' education in Africa in order to provide young women with the opportunity to transform their own lives and the futures of their communities.
Aug 7, 2014

120 Girls Preparing for University

AfricAid provides university scholarships for girls who graduate from the Kisa Project, a two-year leadership, life-skills, and entrepreneurship training for high school girls in Tanzania. Scholarships are provided to Kisa Scholars who not only graduate from Kisa but also pass the national exam to graduate from secondary school. This year 100% of scholars graduated in a country of which only 5% of girls graduate secondary. Even better, 100% of the young women are preparing to attend university and because of supporters like you, the girls who need financial assistance to pay for tuition will receive a scholarship! We need your continued support to increase our scholarships and assist more amazing young women leaders to pursue their higher education and dreams.

Jun 18, 2014

An Additional Four Computer Labs in Progress

AfricAid's Kisa Project, a leadership and life-skills mentorship program, is expanding to Moshi, Tanzania in July of 2014. Four school partnerships have been confirmed. Each school is receiving a computer lab with internet capability, for both the Kisa Scholars and the schools' students to have access to.

            

It is critical to incorporate computer literacy into the Kisa curriculum as we strive to give Kisa Scholars the tools to thrive in their academic lives. The schools with whom AfricAid has partnered with have also seen the value of computers, not only for the Kisa Scholars, but for all their students. Providing computers has historically been an important incentive when reaching out to new partner schools. The schools we are partnering with in Moshi are eager to add additional computers, reliable internet, and programs to their schools.

 

 

Jun 12, 2014

AfricAid Board Members Visit Losinoni

In May of 2014, 3 board members and 4 supporters of AfricAid went on an Insight Trip to visit AfricAid's programs. The group visited Losononi Primary to see how the school lunch program is doing and were impressed by the high test scores of the students, as well as the high level of attendance.  These achievements are because of the lunches AfricAid provides that are not provided in other government schools.  The Masai children only have chai (hot milk tea) for breakfast and a small dinner, so receiving lunch at school provides students with a nutricious meal to both keep them healthy and stay focused while in class.  Furthermore, Losinoni recently planted a small garden to add more vegetables and fruit to the childrens' diet. Without these meals, nearly 600 children would be spending a day at school with a hungry tummy.

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