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Mission Statement

To alleviate poverty through education.

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In 1999 the Zambia’s Scholarship Fund began helping college students in Zambia become teachers. What started with just 10 college students grew to include 1,141 college students, 2,018 high school students and 509 elementary school teachers.
Our mission has always been to alleviate poverty through education, what a joy it has been to see education at work. We have seen villagers cry when they send their first 3 students off to attend high school. We have seen boys with one leg, crocked legs; half blind, maimed in so many ways become vibrant teachers. We have seen village girls mature to become adored women of leadership and honor. Education unlocks so many doors; it brings self worth and all kinds of reasons to be alive.

This year we are excited to begin a whole new phase. We are excited to open one more door.
We want to offer Micro Loans to aspiring entrepreneurs.
This is going to make a huge impact in an area where the unemployment rate currently is at an unbelievable 92 percent.
Our mission has always been three-fold.
1 -to provide a monthly salary for Zambian teachers to teach in poor, rural community schools.
2 -to provide scholarships for needy high school and college students to become teachers.
3 -to provide much needed teaching materials, books, treadle sewing machines, wood working tools, auto mechanic, and welding tools to trade schools & high schools in N. P.
Now we want to make it a four-fold effort. We want to add . . .
4 -to provide micro loans for entrepreneurial students and adults living in the Northern Province.

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http://www.zambiascholarshipfund.org/contact.html

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