KAMPALA, Uganda – It was an incredible festival celebration! On August 23rd, 2016, Ndere Center, in Uganda, with a normal capacity of 1000, was packed with over 2,000 spectators who shouted with excitement, danced to the beat, and enjoyed the thrilling concert hand-in-hand with the performers.
NAIROBI, Kenya - On August 27th (local time), the Japanese government-sponsored reception was held on the second day of TICAD VI (6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe opened the reception with introducing Ashinaga. “It is my pleasure to present the following dance by Ashinaga Uganda Terakoya Kids, a program supported by Ashinaga, who’s President is the second Japanese person to be awarded the Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal Award”. It was an extremely joyful moment as achievements in supporting AIDS orphans in Uganda as well as successful launch for the Ashinaga Africa Initiative, our program for sending orphans from Sub-Sahara Africa to universities around the world, was met with positive recognition.
Newsflash! President Tamai Gives Speech At the Japanese Government-sponsored Reception for TICAD VI. Ashinaga’s 15 years of Support for Orphans in Africa Met with Positive Recognition from Around the World.