Scholarships for at-risk students
Ensuring a safe environment for students to learn.
Funds are used to support 10 of the most vulnerable students at the Jennifer Memorial School. We provide a safe home and 3 meals a day. When students' basic needs are met, they are able to thrive academically.
School for the Deaf
A team is working to expand the Jennifer Memorial School from 7 classrooms to a fully-developed K-12 school with a dormitory building to accommodate all students with facility for teachers
A team has updated a Zambian Sign Language with current information that reflects the true language ad can help standardize and spread it.
A team is developing and establishing national standards for Zambian Sign Language Interpreters. They are developing a high quality interpreter program.
We are launching our first Sister School program between Mid-Penninsula High School in California and the Jennifer Memorial in Kitwe, Zambia.
zambian Deaf Leaders summit
Biennial event at the center of our work
We are preparing for our 2nd summit in summer 2020. We will bring together vital leaders from across the country to implement our ongoing work.
A team is developing a comprehensive, researched-based curriculum to train highly qualified and quality teachers of the Deaf.
Covid-19 relief fund
Shelter In Place Emergency Support
When the pandemic reached Zambia, we knew we needed to help our homeless Deaf youth during a difficult time.
The future holds endless opportunities
GBCZ is always open to new projects and partnerships
Giving Back To Community - Zambia is a registered non-profit corporation founded to work on the following types of projects:
- Identifying current education resources available for Deaf children and youth in Zambia
- Building partnerships with government agencies, local educational institutions, and international non-governmental organizations
- Developing job-training programs for deaf youth and creating employment opportunities through partnership with local business owners and international corporations
- Building self-esteem among deaf children and youth through mentorship programs
- Providing deaf children and youth a chance to experience educational enrichment, life skills development, and physical wellness
- Conduct research aimed to develop Zambian educational materials to train future teachers for the Deaf.
We strive to partner with leaders and organizations with values that compliment our work.