Education

STAR Leadership Academy Students Awarded Prestigious Harare International School Scholarships

Three STAR Leadership Academy (SLA) students, Nicole Phiri, Nokutenda Dzobo and Simone Kamupinya, recently awarded full scholarships to attend the Harare International School (HIS) say the skills they gained at SLA will help them adapt to the new environment.  HIS is a premier international school in Zimbabwe. It is the only institution offering the International ...
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Higherlife Foundation Blesses Children’s Home in Lesotho

Higherlife Foundation has officially handed over renovated facilities at the Reitumetse Children`s Home in Lesotho.   The renovations covered dormitories and toilets at the facility, which about 60 children call home.   In addition to funding the renovations, Higherlife Foundation provided direct support to the children supported through the facility, including by paying school fees.   Run by ...
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From Nairobi, with love 

STAR Leadership Academy recently received its first Kenyan student. She speaks about her expectations and what enrolment means for her.  On 12 September 2022, Laura Grace Achieng Baraza received an Instagram link from a friend.  The link was for a STAR Leadership Academy (SLA) post calling for applications from high school students interested in joining ...
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Stop asking us what we want to be when we grow up! Instead, ask us about the impact we want to have on our communities.  

STAR Leadership Academy alumni Tanatswa Mhiribidi argues the seemingly harmless question could see young people defer acting as change-makers in their communities. “What do you want to do when you grow up?”   At face value, the question sounds harmless but may not be the motivator people think it is.  How it is framed may lead ...
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STAR Leadership Academy to Celebrate Graduation Ceremony – Virtually

On Friday the 17th of December, STAR Leadership Academy (SLA)- the leadership academy by Higherlife Foundation- will have the honor of hosting its first-ever virtual graduation ceremony, giving the Classes of 2020 and 2021 the send-off they deserve – despite the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic.  The virtual event will see the graduates take ...
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Higherlife Foundation joins the world in commemorating World Children’s’ Day

Higherlife foundation joins the rest of the world in commemorating World Children’s Day- a day for advocating, promoting, and celebrating children’s rights. World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is celebrated on 20 November each year to promote “international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare.” At ...
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GROWING TREE: An integrated approach to early years learning

Higherlife Foundation today has released a special white paper report for early years education entitled “The Growing Tree: An integrated approach to early years learning”, describing the effectiveness of the Growing Tree foundational phase learning program in improving the learning outcomes of foundational phase learners in a crisis period. The in-depth research is critical in ...
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