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Letters of Encouragement

Letters of Encouragement

Join us Saturday, October 8 at The Brewhouse Gallery in Lake Park from 3-6pm! Come for just an hour or stay for a few. Enjoy time with friends in a casual atmosphere while writing notes of encouragement to our sponsored students in Africa. We will supply materials,...

How I Got My Start with Textile Art

How I Got My Start with Textile Art

I recall early on as a young boy, I was introduced to art in school. During the way of the cross, we would use soil, leaves, and colored powder to decorate our space. Church was my main inspiration for art. From the wall murals of Jesus to the priest’s robes, I...

Cultural Exchange: Short Essays

Cultural Exchange: Short Essays

Express yourself in a U.S.-Africa Cultural Exchange! Students and young adults in the U.S. and Africa are invited to contribute short essays on one of five topics. Topics were selected by youth leaders on both continents. Open to contributors ages 14-24, AOEF's...

From Leadership to Legacy

From Leadership to Legacy

AOEF's From Leadership to Legacy leadership curriculum was designed and developed with African youth leaders in mind. Our cohort of six youth leaders in Africa worked with AOEF mentors to explore leadership, complete weekly assignments, tap other students to mentor...

And…The Baton Is Passed!

And…The Baton Is Passed!

The Chair position of AOEF's Youth Advisory Council was recently awarded to Eno Okpo. A staunch advocate for education with incredibly keen business and leadership insights, Eno has served AOEF's Youth Advisory Council faithfully for the past two years. Eno was...

There’s A Teacher Behind Every Good Work

There’s A Teacher Behind Every Good Work

An advocate for education, Damali Birungi volunteered with us and took the lead role in reviewing and suggesting edits for Mercy's Magnificent Dreams. She helped ensure the words, sentence structure and concepts in our story would be familiar to and resonate with...