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A Mother’s Tribute to Her Daughter’s Dream

A Mother’s Tribute to Her Daughter’s Dream

Mandy Edwards was poised to be great teacher until, at the age of 17, tragedy struck. Mandy’s legacy lives on, with the help of her mother, making it possible for American educators to work on the continent she loved It’s an autumn afternoon in mid-November 2008, the day of a school event at Erskine Academy, […]

 
Your Promise, Their Success

Your Promise, Their Success

We’re launching our first-ever, Facebook campaign. It’s called “I Promise, South Africa.” We’re asking you and our thousands of other supporters around the world to make a small, meaningful promise both to our students and Teach with Africa’s mission of improving access to quality education for all. The promise can be anything meaningful to you: to […]

 
Teach with Africa and LEAP in The New York Times

Teach with Africa and LEAP in The New York Times

Teach With Africa in The New York Times The New York Times article “New Schools in South Africa Serve the Underserved,” by Celia W. Dugger, highlights the tremendous success that Teach With Africa and the LEAP Schools are helping to foster. Read the full article.   Yes, that’s us on the front page of The New York Times! […]

 
First Graduates from Across the Globe

First Graduates from Across the Globe

First Graduate is a college access program working with aspiring first-generation university students in San Francisco, California. It works exclusively with students because of the “tremendous need for college access and completion services for students who come from non-college educated families.” The following story is excerpted from their website: On August 3, First Graduate hosted our […]

 
Bringing Lessons from South Africa Home

Bringing Lessons from South Africa Home

This summer Teach with Africa partnered with the Bayview/Hunter’s Point YMCA in San Francisco, CA, to run an academic camp for local, at-risk youth. More than 75 students, grades 2-8, participated in Math, Science, Writing, and Life Orientation classes taught by former (and future) Teach with Africa Fellows. “This camp allowed Teach with Africa to […]