How we Serve
We ensure a bright future by making sure that all children are enrolled in local schools. However, our efforts do not end with book knowledge. We go on to teach the children how to create a sustainable environment and equip them with all the necessary knowledge to be good stewards in order to make a difference in their community.
We also use a mentor approach to guiding children through life. We believe this method reinforces a cultivating and encouraging life for children.
We protect children by providing them with a safe environment and a functional facility. We start with a building because caring for orphans starts with a safe, loving home. Although building a self-sustaining facility can be very expensive upfront, the lifetime benefits are priceless.
Donor funding will provide for digging a well for fresh water and assembling water pumps, installing solar panels and a back-up generator, establishing a garden and orchard, building chicken coops and rabbit hutches, and constructing composting toilets or pit latrines.
Raising capital for the International Shine Bright Foundation (ISBF) is imperative if it is to accomplish the goals that have been established.
To begin work, the foundation needs a total of fifty thousand dollars for materials and supplies for construction of the housing facility and equipment for sustainability projects. For information about the ISBF funding progress, please click here.
In the small village of Muziti, in the city of Rusape, we have acquired a small parcel of land as the site of a future home for orphaned children.
Our mission is to give children a hopeful future. That begins with having a good start in life -- a roof, warm bed, safe food, and clean drinking water.
Our vision is to provide orphans from all over the world with the basic needs in life: food, water, shelter, and love.
In everything we do, God should always comes first and the children we care for should be a testimony to the rest of the society. God cares for orphans and he commands us to look after them.
James 1:27 says, “ True spirituality that is pure in the eyes of our Father God is to make a difference in the lives of the orphans and widows in their troubles, and to refuse to be corrupted by the world’s values. “ Not only do we want to meet their basic needs, we want them to also grow spiritually.
The Shine bright 10
The Shine Bright 10" are the 10 key words that describe the pillars anchoring our mission and vision for orphaned children.
Comprehensive interconnected community of balance and wellness.
Open mindedness and readiness are encouraged.
Establishing a sustaining environment of resources from nature and technology.
Each individual is responsible for maintaining and cultivating our world.
Sharing and working together for a common goal is essential.
Nurturing and educating children from underprivileged nations.
The future is in our children's hands so we must help them prepare.
The world can only benefit from those who love others more than themselves.
Few things in life are more rewarding than volunteering for a good cause.
Building healthy confidence and self-esteem in each and every child.
Roy is a credentialed health actuary, and is originally from Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe. Roy is passionate about the Shine Bright Foundation because the organization will create and give opportunity to the underprivileged in less-developed countries. When Roy is not hiking or moonlighting in the Rocky Mountains in his resident state of Colorado, he enjoys reading books, running marathons, and swimming. When time allows and he is near Victoria Falls, Roy is brave enough to bungee jump one of the seven wonders of the world.
Patience is originally from Zambia and recently attained her Master of Business Administration. Patience is passionate about the Shine Bright Foundation because the organization will help create opportunities and assist underprivileged children by providing them with a chance to build a life and pursue their dreams. When Patience is not working, she enjoys traveling and trying different types of foods; especially tacos. Patience also loves to work out and is working on improving her photography skills.
Parth is from India and is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Education and Counseling. His passion for the Shine Bright Foundation comes from his ability to share his knowledge and create programs and opportunities for children. If Parth is not working, he is out playing sports such as basketball, soccer, golf, or doing seasonal outdoor activities such as hiking, snowboarding, kayaking, bicycling, and many more. Parth loves traveling and taking small road trips on a motorcycle. Between all these activities, you can find him either meeting new people or spending time with his family.
Sharon was born and raised in Blantyre, Malawi. With her personal and educational experiences, she has always been drawn to humanitarian causes with an international reach. For Sharon, working with the Shine Bright Foundation is not only a calling but also something she is extremely passionate about. In her spare time, Sharon enjoys working out, reading a good book, and traveling.
Bai Gaye is from Gambia, West Africa. Bai holds an advanced Diploma in Business Administration from the United Kingdom, and he is an associate member of the Association of Business Excetives based at the UK. Bai also holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting, and he currently pursuing Certified Public Accountant License. Bai is passionate about shine bright because of its central focus to help kids in need in less developed countries. Bai hobbies includes, exercise, reading meaning books, engage in voluntary services and spending quality time with friends and family.
Beatrice was born and raised in Zimbabwe and currently resides in Frisco, Texas. She holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting from the University of Nebraska Kearney. An orphan herself, Beatrice was blessed to grow up in a loving home. Through Shine Bright Foundation, Beatrice hopes to extend the same compassion and love to other orphaned children. "The Power of a Dream", a book Beatrice co-authored details her life experience and inspires others to hold onto their hopes and dreams. Beatrice believes that she has been blessed so she can be a blessing to others, to God be all the Glory.
No team members are paid for their contributions as the organization is still small. The members listed above work as staff as well.
Every donation brings us closer to our goal of providing a means to support and help orphans thrive in developing nations. Without funding, the children are likely to become homeless but with your support we can prevent that.
Shine Bright International is a 501(c)(3) organization and gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law.
We need volunteers. If you feel a call to help, please contact us and we will provide you with information on how to do so. If you wish to find out more info, we’d love to hear from you as well.