By Janice Levi. On March 6, local boutique Carnaby Street Style in Kent, Ohio, hosted a Girls’ Night Out, entitled “Power of the Skirt” in order to raise funds for African Sky’s Women’s Literacy Project. The event was an intimate affair of over twenty ladies who attended in order to learn more about African Sky. Helen McKee,Continue reading Power of the Skirt Event Promotes Women’s Literacy in Mali
An Uncommon Honeymoon: One Couple’s Extraordinary Adventure
By Janice Levi. Racing across northern and western Africa is not a typical destination for a newlywed couple. Nor is a philanthropic donation of two motorcycle ambulances a common activity during a honeymoon. Yet for David and Juli Kramer, this seemed like just the adventure to inaugurate their first trip as a married couple. InspiredContinue reading An Uncommon Honeymoon: One Couple’s Extraordinary Adventure
Young Women Aspire To Change The World At Clinton Global Initiative University
[Re-blogged from Elite Daily] By Chelsea Clinton. On the eve of International Women’s Day, and as the Clinton Foundation geared up to launch NoCeilings.org and our “Not There” awareness campaign on gender inequality, I was thrilled to spend the weekend with more than 1,000 students from over 80 countries at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U)Continue reading Young Women Aspire To Change The World At Clinton Global Initiative University
African Sky Headed to Zeala to Build Our Next School
By Scott Lacy. African Sky is ready to build our next school in Mali! While teachers and students in the United States settle in to a new school year, our African Sky construction team is preparing to build our fourth school. For this new school located in Zeala, a community in western Mali, we haveContinue reading African Sky Headed to Zeala to Build Our Next School
With Help From Nova Scotia, AS Opens Dissan Secondary School!
By Scott Lacy. Since our first days as an organization and the completion of Dissan Primary School (our first school construction), we’ve been pleased to see that more students from Dissan were continuing on to 7th grade. Dissan elders were also pleased that more of their grandchildren were going to school, but they hadContinue reading With Help From Nova Scotia, AS Opens Dissan Secondary School!
African Sky completes the Soumabougou School
By Scott Lacy. African Sky is proud to officially announce the completion of the Soumabougou School sponsored by Keeth Elementary School in Winter Springs, Florida. Our construction team finished installing doors, windows, chalkboards, and roofing by March 2013; our painter finished his work by the end of April. Construction leaders Yacouba Sangare and Oumar SamakeContinue reading African Sky completes the Soumabougou School