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Rose Macharia is a 2013 WAAW Scholarship recipient. Interviewing her was a great inspiration for us. As much as she was struggling to pay for her tuition, she was still able to start a mentoring outreach for students in her community. She has done a fantastic...

Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation recently was awarded a $20,000 grant from Google Rise – Roots in Science and Engineering. This grant will enable WAAW expand the impact of one of its initiatives, the STEM Cell (Unit) and conduct training...

As our Scholarship process is winding down and we are getting closer to nominating our 2012 Scholarship recipients, we still stay in touch with our 2011 recipients, who if they still qualify will also be eligible to continue receiving funds from WAAW Foundation. The next 2011...

By Miriam Gathigah Originally published on Dec 1, 2011 Inter Press Service (IPS) BUSAN, South Korea, Dec 1 (IPS) – Gender champions have lauded the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness for providing gender equality and the empowerment of women a special session, but there is...

 Image Source: rachaelspires Some of us know someone who couldn't complete her education for financial reasons. We all know one or more families or the other struggling in poverty. Female education in Africa is suffering due to reasons like poverty or the need not to educate women because of the belief she will...

Image Source: Clay Jar How many of us Africans, know the statistics of what is plaguing education in Africa? The more I learn, the more I realize that I am one of the privileged few who do not belong to the following statistics: Education participation rates in many...

Courtesy of : http://mindofmalaka.wordpress.com/2012/01/18/you-lazy-intellectual-african-scum/ Posted on January 18, 2012 | 473 Comments They call the Third World the lazy man’s purview; the sluggishly slothful and languorous prefecture. In this realm people are sleepy, dreamy, torpid, lethargic, and therefore indigent—totally penniless, needy, destitute, poverty-stricken, disfavored, and impoverished.In this demesne,...