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The dream of empowering a new generation of African youth is a big one, and we are continuously blessed with people who rally behind our cause from places all over the world. Every effort - from volunteering to be a part of the team, organizing independent fundraisers, or donating to specific programs – puts us a step closer towards achieving our goals.

Job & Volunteer Opportunities

Raise Funds

Help Us Raise Funds

  • The more people who are interested in the Foundation the sooner we can provide the desperately needed services to the children and families in the Africa.
    • • Host a presentation for a group. We would love to share our experiences and photos of Tanzania and Kenya.
    • • Share our newsletter to spread the circle of awareness about our work.

    • A house party
    • Silent auction
    • Collect donations for a sports event – marathon, walk-a-thon, etc.
    • Hold a car wash
    • Donate your daily Latte for a week or month

      • Charity Ball, complete with ballroom dancing lessons and performances by the drama, dance and theater departments of your school.
      • Create a "Quarter Campaign" Eighty quarters add up to $20.00, the cost of two school uniforms for a young child to attend school. With 350 quarters (less than one quarter a day for one year) you get $120.00 for a one-month supply of porridge that feeds one hundred students.
      • Cookbook Fundraiser with fantastic recipe contributions from parents and kids. Sell your cookbook to share good food and good news about Asante Africa.
      • Auctions hosted by your club or group can include all sorts of treasures and gifts... from beauty treatments (manicure/pedicures), guitar lessons, tutoring, dog-walking or babysitting services…
      • "Give It Up" campaign to ask students and teachers to give up things like Friday night takeout ($20) or a morning latte ($3), and donate the money instead. This reminds us all of how much we have to be thankful for and what we can do without for a short period of time to make a big difference for a child.
      • What's your idea? Car wash, garage sales, summer concerts, read a thons, collect change, Cold Stone/Chevy's 10% sponsorships. Young people are eager to help, and with some adult support can make great contributions of the heart as well as the wallet.

  • Designate Asante Africa Foundation as your preferred charitable organization on Amazon Smile unnamed (11) Amazon donates .5% of all purchase prices to your favorite charitable organization.

Volunteer Highlight

Volunteer Spotlight – Sophie

I started to volunteer for Asante Africa Foundation nearly 2 years ago while I was pregnant. I wanted to be involved with an organization outside of my family and children. Volunteering is extremely important to me. I have been fortunate to have been given so much in life and believe
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Volunteer Spotlight: Amrit

I work for a company that strongly believes in giving back to the community, and I am always looking for opportunities to help in any way I can. One of the causes I really care for is education. Being a son of two teachers, I know how important education is and how it can change one’s
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Volunteer Appreciation Blog Post: Katherine’s Story

By Enrie Legaspi The newest addition to the volunteer highlight series is Katherine Blandon. She is a Colombian native who, after an internship with Asante Africa Foundation, decided to stay as a volunteer and continue to help with additional projects. Her internship also helped her l
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Orion Elementary’s 7th Annual Fun Run!

  We are very lucky to have the amazing support of teachers, parents, and students over at Orion Elementary School. This past April, Orion held their annual Fun Run and fundraised $3,000! Here is what Orion teacher and Asante Ambassador Jennifer Loewen had to say about the import
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Young Leaders Making a Difference Beyond their Classroom

In January we met Jenny. Jenny, a student at San Jose’s Yerba Buena High School showed a keen interested in getting involved. Undaunted by her inexperience with fundraising, she reached out through our Youth in Action Contact form. She demonstrated not just initiative in volunteering
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