October 2020 – Anansi Education Update

Dear lovers of Anansi, It’s a known fact to you and many across the globe that Coronavirus has affected many economies and organizations. United States and Ghana weren’t spared. In Ghana, we had our share of the struggles and restrain during the crisis. Any occurrence in these two countries, US and Ghana, directly and/or indirectly […]

16th Annual Auction Preview

Here is a sneak peek at the items that will be for sale at this year’s auction in Portland. There will be additional items for sale at different price points, as well as opportunities to make a donation of any amount. We hope to see you February 1st!   Fertility doll (value: $125.00) Ashanti fertility […]

An Anansi Sponsor’s Trip to Ghana

Bob McDonnell is a long-time Anansi sponsor and supporter. He recently visited Ghana with a new friend to Anansi, Linda. He wrote this summary of his visit. Ghana, August 27-September 8, 2019 Last month I enjoyed a marvelous, deeply enjoyable trip to Ghana and Anansi Education.  It fell naturally into three parts—before the Anansi academic […]

2019-2022 Anansi Students

      The school year is well underway in Ghana, and we have a new class of students who have entered high school thanks to support scholarships through Anansi. Check the “Meet Our Students” section to see the new class of Anansi scholarship recipients, who are slated to graduate in 2022. Here we have […]

Daniel’s Report

Trust you are doing well. First of all, I would like to Thank You on behalf of TeamAnansi Ghana for giving out your residence to be used to host some of the Anansi students. The benefits and impacts we are making in the lives of these vulnerable and dire need students are awesome. We hosted […]

Anansi Abura House Volunteer Resident

Anansi Education is pleased to offer the Anansi Abura House Volunteer Resident Position. Anansi Education is a non-profit organization founded in 2005 to provide scholarships to underprivileged Ghanaian youth to attend high school. While most Anansi students live in school residence halls, we also operate one private apartment that houses eight girls attending University Practice […]

Anansi applicant and her grandmother in their home.

Student Selection

At last count we had eighty-four applications for the eighteen scholarships Anansi has to offer at the beginning of the 2014-2015 academic year. Our selection criteria is based on three things: 1) Academic Performance: Applicants must qualify for admittance to a government high school. In Ghana, this qualification is based on an exam taken during […]