The mission of Louisiana College is to provide liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs characterized by
devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to
academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy
Nebraska Department of Education
The mission of the Nebraska Department of Education is to lead and support the preparation of all Nebraskans for
learning, earning, and living.
Nebraska - Malaika Foundation
Founded in 1997, the Malaika Foundation, a 501(c)3, offers Nebraska primary and secondary teachers global
educational resources and travel opportunities Malaika is a partner with the Nebraska Department of Education
which supports all initiatives to increase the international focus of our teachers.
Ghana - Students and Youth Travel Organization
Students and Youth Travel Organization (SYTO) is a non-profit and non-governmental African Organization founded
by Dr. Edmund Prempeh in 1994 in Ghana. The mission is to provide a complete range of cross-cultural programs
and support services to youth, volunteers, students, educators, institutions and gap year organizations.
South Africa - TEBA Development Agency
TEBA Development was established as a not-for-profit NGO (Section 21 Company) in 2001, at the request of the
mining industry and its key stakeholders. The main aim of the organization is to facilitate development in the rural
communities that have provided labor to the mining industry for decades.
Nepal - United Mission
United Mission to Nepal (UMN) strives to address root causes of poverty as it serves the people of Nepal in the name
and spirit of Jesus Christ. Established in 1954, UMN is a cooperative effort between the people of Nepal and a large
number of Christian organizations from nearly 20 counties on 4 continents. Multicultural teams of Nepali nationals
and volunteer expatriate staff work alongside local organizations in less developed areas of the country, building
partnerships that lead to healthy, strong, and empowered individuals families, and communities.
Zambia - World Vision
World Vision is a Christian, relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities worldwide to enable them to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Founded in 1950, World Vision is now a global entity with more than 40,000 staff in nearly 100 countries, working interdependently under the governance of World Vision International, with a Global Centre headquartered in London. Through its work and partnerships, World Vision today serves 100 million people.
World Vision has been working in Zambia since 1981 and operates in 40 Area Development Programmes in all 10 provinces. It is committed to partnering with the people of Zambia to improve their lives today and to help enact sustainable solutions for the future of their children, families and communities.
Specific initiatives include: * improving education * improving health; especially orphaned and vulnerable children impacted by HIV and AIDS related issues * improving water, sanitation and hygiene conditions by education, drilling boreholes and increasing access to clean water * improving access to markets through agricultural improvements and linkages * improving economic development through micro loans and savings group networks * improving family resilience to recover from natural disasters