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Elizabeth Bowers Zambia Education Fund

Org #66902
Vetted since 2019 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2006
year founded
$45,712
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years 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

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Sep 8, 2022
EBZEF Project Update #9
The good news for EBZEF scholarship recipients, "Beth’s Girls," is that those who have graduated with teaching credentials are at last being hired by the Ministry of Education (MOE). Some have...
May 16, 2022
EBZEF Project Update #8
It has been 20 years since we lost our beloved daughter Elizabeth (Beth) in a bicycle accident while she was serving as an aquaculture instructor in the Peace Corps in the remote rural village of...
Jan 24, 2022
EBZEF Project Update #7
The new year is off to a good start!  We have 16 Beth's Girls on EBZEF college/vocational school scholarships with an additional five girls awaiting Covid-delayed graduations.  One of the...
 
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