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Elizabeth Bowers Zambia Education Fund

Org #66902
Vetted since 2019 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2006
year founded
$24,849
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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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...
Oct 15, 2020
EBZEF Project Update #3
     EBZEF has fortunately survived the terrible wildfire crisis in Oregon with flames raging close to Salem.  While smoke, ash, and hazardous air quality have plagued us for...
Jun 18, 2020
EBZEF Update #2
[Insert Photo #1 of Beth's Girls]  Corona Virus Update:  In response to Zambia’s Corona Virus safeguards, Beth’s Girls did not attend classes for first term/semester of 2020 (The...
 
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