MAINE, Maine — Auburn native Joanne Bollinger was the president of Wise Zambia and now serves as secretary for the program's U.S. board of directors.
Collaborating with WISE Zambia is undoubtedly one of the most selfish things I have ever done.
A photo may be worth a thousand words, and this 36-second comes close.
We are often asked if someone can join a WISE Zambia team to go to Zambia to help build a school or similar structure. We must regrettably say “no, we do not do that.” That is simply not who we are.
The Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations (UN) demonstrate that safe drinking water is officially acknowledged as an international agenda and priority.
Poverty is an unwanted common denominator for the many people that proudly occupy Zambia’s poorest province, Western Province.
Last Thursday evening, I listened to Melinda Gates’ Zoom presentation on her book, The Moment of Lift, in a program sponsored by Arizona State University.
Unfortunately, COVID-19 has made its way to Zambia.
Help us expand our reach within rural Western Zambia....
The hard way. Dr. Kachepa shares his moving story of finding an education
To identify vulnerable students in rural areas
What do our scholarship recipients think?
WISE, too, has commenced a “reading is fun” program.
One of the most efficient forms of communication remains the old-fashioned radio.
The results quite impressive!
"Educate a girl and you will never be hungry."
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.
WISE scholarship student Nasilele Ngonda became Zambia’s first Youth Journalism International 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.
WISE board comes together from our various locales
Education is not simply for the kids!
WISE’s scholarship model is predicated upon creating self-sufficiency for all of our students
Good news to poultry farmers and those intending to start poultry farming in Kaoma!
All of WISE's scholarship students for the 2017 are now officially approved and registered.
In Zambia, where subsistence farming is predominant and shifting cultivation remains important, nearly all tasks associated with subsistence food production are performed by women.
WISE lost one of its most devoted supporters when William Griffith passed away in August.
Thinking back, I never would have expected that the journey I took in 2011 to Kaoma, Zambia would completely alter my life.
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.
My interest in Africa began with a police shooting in north Phoenix.
Margaret exemplifies the best of Zambia and her faith is integral to what makes her special.