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Elizabeth Bara
Elizabeth Bara

United States

Executive Director, ASAP Africa

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Created: 27th May 2008
Modified: 27th May 2008
Professional Information
ASAP Africa
Executive Director
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Description of Work:
Elizabeth Bara and husband Tom Arsenault, who met and married as Peace Corps volunteer teachers in rural Swaziland, co-founded A Self-help Assistance Program - ASAP - in 1992. Through her work with ASAP Africa, in Zimbabwe and Malawi over 25,000 people have been trained in rural microfinance,9,000 people have access to medicinal herbs, 8,600 Jatropha trees have been planted, 46,000 more students are now engaged in educational math clubs, 28,000 orphans' school fees have been paid through commodity exchange, and 145 new classrooms have been constructed.
Biographical Information
Elizabeth Bara
(At a Glance)
Gender: female
Place of Origin: United States
BS Biology. A Self-help Assistance Program, Peachtree City, GA. U.S. Peace Corps Training Director, Zimbabwe. Math /science teacher in Africa. Extensive small business and management experience. Co-founder of ASAP Africa.

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