Pre-school Children Reading EBZEF Memorial Library's Smallest Patron Beth's Girls Study in Memorial Library Overcrowded Secondary School Classroom

Elizabeth Bowers Zambia Education Fund

Org #66902
Vetted since 2019
2006
year founded
$57,898
raised on GlobalGiving
4
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:

EBZEF Project Update #14

By Linda O. Bowers | Executive Director

Despite facing significant challenges, including a serious cholera epidemic that delayed school openings, a severe drought impacting Zambia, and the ongoing threat of Covid, the 22 EBZEF scholarship... Read the full report ›

EBZEF Project Update #13

By Linda O. Bowers | Executive Director

Beth’s Lady Christabel, now a full-fledged pharmacist, leads the way for other Beth’s Girl scholarship recipients to make a difference in her family, her community, and her country. ... Read the full report ›

EBZEF Project Update #12

By Linda O. Bowers | Executive Director

Twenty-one Beth’s Girls are currently hard at work with their college/vocational school studies.  They want to make EBZEF proud and to become role models for younger girls in their... Read the full report ›
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