A leadership transition took place in 2011 as Director Valerie Todd left the organization after nine years of dedicated, exceptional service. Meindert Schaap of The Netherlands is welcomed as Amani’s new director. A female social worker is trained in street education and begins rescuing girls from the street.

For the first time, an Amani child enters university in 2011 and 231 children are enrolled in education programs at Amani with 16 children graduating from primary school.