Inspiring Stories

Those we serve and those who generously support our efforts make up a community of inspiring individuals dedicated to making a difference in the world.

Tanner, Kathy, and Josephine smiling and hugging a group of girls in Zambia.
The Power of Community

End of Year Letters from Kathy and Tanner

KATHY HEADLEE: FOUNDER Dear Friend, Browsing through my email inbox, this Cyber Monday morning a simple invitation captured my wandering attention. ‘Make the world a happier place.’ I admit to receiving this idea with an odd combination of cynicism, optimism,

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300 plus attendees at the 2022 Be That Girl Conference smiling for a picture and wearing their purple "dream wildly" shirts.
Stories of Hope

2nd Annual “Be That Girl” Conference: Dream Wildly

In early September 2022, 312 of the participants in our “Be that Girl” empowerment & education program gathered with their 13 mentors and 4 of Zambia’s most successful female leaders and performers for our 2nd annual program conference. The conference

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Zambian girls standing in a line wearing graduation gowns and throwing their caps into the air.
Project Updates

Celebrating The Zamtsogoro Project’s Launch

This month we are excited to celebrate the launch of a new program: The Zamtsogoro Project—a small business loan and mentorship program for future entrepreneurs in Zambia. An extension of our existing youth empowerment programs, this project bridges the gap between

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Zambian man taking care of chickens in a chicken coop.
Project Updates

The Chicken Project

As we continue to work in communities devastated by drought and poverty, creating sustainable solutions is of the utmost importance. We are grateful for kind-hearted, committed members of our community who continue to help us work toward our mission of

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Volunteer in Zambia sitting in front of a group of children eating school lunch.
The Power of Community

Finding Goodness in the Present

My time in Zambia changed me in a way that is hard to explain. I think it is one of those things you can’t fully understand until you experience it. And I consider myself so blessed to be one of

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