MISSION

Jessie Obidiegwu Education Fund (JOEF) is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization established to: advance the education of women and girls in Africa by providing scholarships; institute literacy, entrepreneurship, leadership and skills training programs for African women; promote research on education, women and gender through seminars, conferences, fellowships and publications; and encourage civic engagement and global citizenship by creating internship opportunities in development in Africa for young men and women from developed countries.

About Jessie M. Obidiegwu

Jessie M. Obidiegwu was born in 1926 in Agulu in southeastern Nigeria. Jessie’s poor life chances notwithstanding, she surmounted huge obstacles to emerge as a community organizer and a principled, committed servant leader. Continue reading »

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United States:4523 Dickson Road, Indianapolis, IN 46226, USA;
phone: (317) 450-4996, (317) 278-2038; fax: (317) 278-7375

Africa: No. 4 Abdul Fattah Close, Gwarimpa, Abuja, Nigeria;
phone: +234-818-168-7247; +234-805-327-2245

E-mail: info@joefund.org; Website: www.joefund.org