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Girls Empowerment | Career Connections with the Inked Sisterhood

It was another great day at our Girls Empowerment today as we engaged another Career Connections activity. The Inked Sisterhood came to visit us as a special speaker and presented on their careers.... a lawyer, an accountant, and a publisher! The girls were able to hear all about the hard work needed in school, the commitment, and good choices required to reach those positions. The girls were also able to spend some time talking about the importance of upholding the idea that a girl can do anything a boy can do. Traditionally, riding piki bikes (motorbikes or motorcycles) is a hobby or sport of the men, but these amazing ladies have shattered that view with what they do and now shared it wi

2019 African Fashion Week NC | We will be there with Maridadi Markets!

Mark your calendars in the Durham, North Carolina area for September 14, 2019! We are excited to be part of the African Fashion Week in North Carolina this year! We appreciate Director Michael giving The Angaza Project some table space to share information about our work in Africa (Kenya) and also make available items from Maridadi Markets of our Maridadi Skills class! Come see us and the big Fashion Show with all the latest designs from all over Africa! There are thousands of people who come each year, so be one! 'Look, wear, and be Maridadi with us!' Location | 305 South Dillard Street Durham, NC 27701 Time | Vendor Market 12 PM- 6 PM, Fashion Show 7 PM- 9 PM From 12 PM to 6 PM, the vendo

Our youngest volunteer, Paula Ann!

Our youngest volunteer, Paula Ann, spent time with us over the weekend helping with the Belk Charity Event Sale coupons at Belk! Girls Empowerment is one of our programs that is near to her heart, serving girls her own age on the other side of the world. We are so proud of her! She set her coupon goal.... she not only met it but she went beyond it! She set out to share the Belk Charity Event sale with at least 50 people on the coupons (donate $5 and Belk returns a $5 coupon back to be used on Charity Day, the 24th of Aug)....she met her total goal and went just over it too which is amazing by sharing 60 coupons with the community! Paula Ann, at just 11 years old, raised $300 for girls empowe

Belk Charity Sale 2019 | The Angaza Project is part of it this year!

North Carolina | We are excited to be part of the Belk Charity Sale Event this year! Belk's Charity Sale Event is once a year and they highlight various nonprofits through each store. This year, our Smithfield, North Carolina store managers Cheryl and Alice added us to their list and we will be at the Charity Sale Event table at the front of the store on various days and times leading up to the 24th of August - the day of the Belk Charity Sale event! (Photo: One of our eight Board Directors, Needham Wiley Jr., at our table at the Smithfield, North Carolina Belk store) How it works | Store Managers Cheryl and Alice gave us 200 of their Belk Charity Event $5 off Belk coupons! You donate $5 and