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.
Mar 8, 2012

March 2012 Update

TIA workshop
TIA workshop

Hello dear AfricAid supporters,

We're thrilled to have your support AfricAid in training teachers all across Tanzania!  This program, TIA (Teaching in Action), truly has an exponential effect on the educations' of thousands of children. 

This year, our annual teach training seminar at Mwenge University will be 100% Tanzanian led.  We're expanding the program and will have more teachers attending than ever before.  We are also adding an in-school training element so we can reach even more teachers year-round with quality training.

We're so grateful for your support -- asante sana!  (thank you)

Elizabeth Abshire

Executive Director

Mar 8, 2012

March 2012 Update

Prisca at teacher
Prisca at teacher's training college

Hello dear AfricAid supporters,

We're thrilled to have your support to help girls who wish to receive teacher training in Tanzania.  Many teachers in Tanzania receive very little training and the profession is not highly regarded.  Girls who are interested in the profession receive little support, yet they will have a huge impact on the next generation of Tanzanians and the country's ability to start pulling itself out of poverty.  By supporting teacher training scholarships, you are exponentially impacting numerous children with a better quality education.

We're so grateful for your support and generosity.  Asante sana!  (thank you)

Elizabeth Abshire

Executive Director

Mar 8, 2012

March 2012 Update

Margaret, scholarship recipient, Orkeeswa school
Margaret, scholarship recipient, Orkeeswa school

Hello dear AfricAid supporters,

We're very grateful to have your support to help supply secondary school scholarships for girls in Tanzania.  This is so critically needed as only about 5% of girls in Tanzania graduate from secondary school and just one year of secondary school boosts girls' eventual wages by 20%.

As we move forward into 2012, we're securing partnerships with more and more secondary schools in the Arusha area and will have 4 new schools signed-up by the end of March.   This will enable us to reach even more girls with scholarship assistance.

We're so grateful for your support.  Asante sana!  (thank you)

Elizabeth Abshire

Executive Director

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