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Elizabeth Bowers Zambia Education Fund

Org #66902
Vetted since 2019 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2006
year founded
$35,417
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

MISSION STATEMENT: EBZEF empowers women, children, and their community in Lumwana West, NW Zambia, to break the cycle of poverty through education. When Elizabeth Bowers (Beth), an aquaculture Peace Corps Volunteer in the remote rural village of Lumwana West in NW Zambia, died in a bicycle accident in 2002, the Elizabeth Bowers Zambia Education Fund (EBZEF) was created to realize her vision for the women of the village. Girls were being married at age 12 and having 8-10 children, with little, if any, opportunity for education. Now, EBZEF's scholarship for girls has sent over 315 "Beth's Girls," a name the scholarship recipients call themselves, to secondary school. Ove... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Linda Bowers
Linda Bowers
Jennifer L Bowers
Jennifer L Bowers
Karen Chittick
Karen Chittick
Edward Daly
Edward Daly
Organization Information
P.O. Box 294
Salem, OR 97308-0294
United States
5035854605
Organization Information
P.O. Box 294
Salem, OR 97308-0294
United States
5035854605

Project Reports

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Oct 4, 2021
EBZEF Project Update #6
Beth’s Girl and EBZEF scholarship recipient Kutemba Njolomba teaches at Green Ward International School in Luanda, Angola.  “I teach grades 8 to 12.  We have students from all...
Jun 8, 2021
EBZEF Project Update #5
Melba graduated from Roan Antelope School of Midwifery in 2016.  “I work in Mikonfwa Urban Clinic in the labour ward, antenatal and postnatal ward and provide family services.  Am...
Feb 10, 2021
EBZEF Project Update #4
A rare snowfall purifies the environment in the Willamette Valley as EBZEF survives summer wildfires and faces the continuing coronavirus. On the other side of the world in NW Zambia, Beth’s...
 
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