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.

Kathy and Mrs. Chola walking together and talking.
Stories of Hope

Inspiring Hope

In 2000, our founder, Kathy, met Mrs. Beatrice Chola and was immediately impressed by her kindness, goodness, and humility. Beatrice had left her nursing job to set up a small clinic to slow the spread of Tuberculosis. However, she could

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Kathy Headlee, smiling with a group of girls in Zambia underneath mango trees.
The Power of Community

Thankful for 2021

Dear Friend, In 1989, I approached a small group of friends and asked if they would help me offer much needed supplies, food, and caring attention to a crowded and under-funded orphanage just across the border from our home in San Diego.

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Volunteer and child holding hands in Zambia.
The Power of Community

A Joy-Filled Trip to Zambia

My trip to Zambia with my daughter, Emily, was extraordinary—eye-opening, joy-filled, heart-wrenching, personally stretching, immensely fulfilling. Flipping through my journal on the first day, I’m reminded of my time at the Children’s Resource Center (CRC) on the first day. So

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Girls in Zambia smiling wearing their school uniforms and sitting on the porch of the school.
Project Updates

A Five-year Partnership to Make Girls’ Dreams Come true

Press Release: A five-year partnership to make girls’ dreams come true Be That Girl Foundation (BTG) and Mothers Without Borders (MWB) are joining forces to support girls in rural Zambia to live a self-determined life.  Founded by Kathy Headlee in

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Project Updates

The Water Project

In summer 2019 a team of volunteers came to Zambia to dig a well with the village drill. The trip was successful and resulted in a functioning borehole that is 33 meters deep. The drill will continue to be used

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