Every Wednesday after school for the last four months, students from the Hoggard Beta Club have been building water pumps to send to Africa.

Help us raise the money to make this Club's dream come true and send their 10 Rocker Water Pumps to Zambia!

 

SUPPORT BETA IN WILMINGTON!

Come to Hoggard High to watch students play in a dodge ball tournament with proceeds benefiting the Beta Club Project! 

Friday, Feb. 23rd from 7-10 pm

Admission: $5/Adults, $2/Students

Location: Hoggard High Schools Hebbe Gym

Through our Beta Club Project, we will improve efficiency in irrigation for farmers in Chipata, Zambia while also providing a rewarding experience in volunteerism and global citizenry for approximately 100 local high school students between August and December of 2017.
With approximately 100 Beta Club Volunteers, Full Belly is offering activities that appeal to different skill sets and interests, so that each student will be able to fully engage in at least one task/job, including fundraising for materials, fabricating the devices, compiling instructions for using the device on the ground, and international shipping.

Objectives

1. Provide unique and rewarding volunteer experience for Beta Club members. 

2. Raise funds to cover project expenses. 

3. Fabricate and ship 10 of Full Belly’s Rocker Water Pumps (RWPs) for CDFA. 

4. Improve Chipata farmers’ irrigation efficiency and effectiveness to encourage food security.


News Flash!!

We are so excited to announce that Five Stones Homeworks has made a very generous contribution to the Beta Club Project!

Click their logo or name above to learn more about this amazing, environmentally conscious, small business in West Virginia.

Thank you Five Stones Homeworks!!


Support the Project

 

Rocker Water Pump

The Rocker Water Pump is an appropriate technology irrigation device. It enables small hold farmers to get more food from two acres of land and more income than ever before! 

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BETA Club

The Beta Club was founded at Hoggard High School in 1991.  Led by the top performing 25% of the Sophomore, Junior and Senior classes, Beta Club is dedicated to academics and community service, with members required to display leadership qualities, outstanding achievement, and exemplary character. 

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Chipata District Farmers Association

The Chipata District Farmers’ Association [CDFA] is an independent, membership-based and democratically organized association belonging to the farmers of Chipata District. Their mission is to To Unit, Protect and Empower small- scale farmers to lobby and advocate for pro-poor policies that promote secure livelihoods, poverty eradication and development.