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WISE responds to COVID

Unfortunately, COVID-19 has made its way to Zambia.

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For the want of a nail….

Help us expand our reach within rural Western Zambia....

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Education Dream Fulfilled

The hard way. Dr. Kachepa shares his moving story of finding an education

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WISE Zambia – Our Core Values

To identify vulnerable students in rural areas

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WISE – A student’s perspective

What do our scholarship recipients think?

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Reading is Fun – And Fundamental!

WISE, too, has commenced a “reading is fun” program.

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Video has not yet killed the radio star – at least not in Zambia!

One of the most efficient forms of communication remains the old-fashioned radio.

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The Nooki Experiment

The results quite impressive!

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Why Girls’ Education Matters

"Educate a girl and you will never be hungry."

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The Geography of Education in Africa

This lack of exposure to the official languages has a particularly harsh impact on the millions of children who live in rural areas of Africa.

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Kaoma – From the Eyes of a WISE Student!

WISE scholarship student Nasilele Ngonda became Zambia’s first Youth Journalism International reporter.

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WISE Student First Ever Zambia Youth Journalism Reporter

Youth Journalism International provides a free education for young people in any country who are interested in journalism, current events and getting to know their peers across the globe.

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WISE Welcomes New Board Members

WISE board comes together from our various locales

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Education Isn’t Just For the Kids! 2018 Agricultural Training

Education is not simply for the kids!

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WISE Scholarships : An Animated Explainer

WISE’s scholarship model is predicated upon creating self-sufficiency for all of our students

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Poultry workshop at Kaoma

Good news to poultry farmers and those intending to start poultry farming in Kaoma!

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The 2017 school year has begun!

All of WISE's scholarship students for the 2017 are now officially approved and registered.

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Women In Agriculture

In Zambia, where subsistence farming is predominant and shifting cultivation remains important, nearly all tasks associated with subsistence food production are performed by women.

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A tribute to longtime WISE supporter, Bill Griffith

WISE lost one of its most devoted supporters when William Griffith passed away in August.

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Inspired by a Global Community

Thinking back, I never would have expected that the journey I took in 2011 to Kaoma, Zambia would completely alter my life.

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Not everyone can do great things, but if everyone does a little…

My first experience with rural Zambian life, as is the case with many of us in the early days of WISE, was with Habitat For Humanity.

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From tragedy to triumph: my WISE story

My interest in Africa began with a police shooting in north Phoenix.

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Margaret’s Story

Margaret exemplifies the best of Zambia and her faith is integral to what makes her special.

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Humphrey Kuwaya

Another of our splendid class of WISE scholarship graduates to note. Many of you may already be familiar with the name Humphrey Kuwaya.

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Brian’s Story

Brian plans on attending the University of Zambia, seeking a degree in engineering.

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Nasilele’s Story

As a result of the WISE scholarship, Nasilele was able to not only complete her high school education, but excel.

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WISE Vice President Evan Haglund writes from Kaoma

I arrived in Kaoma at approximately three o’clock Friday afternoon, March 4th.

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100% Pass National Exam

The most exciting news that came from 2015‘s crop of 9th grade scholarship students - 100% of them passed the national exam that promoted them to 10th grade!

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Watch a documentary about WISE

Watch a documentary about WISE