USAP Community School Applications Are Out!


The USAP Community School is accepting applications from qualified O’level students to begin A’level in January 2020. Our two year A’ level only boarding school is in service of the fact that there are many determined and talented, economically-disadvantaged students in Zimbabwe who only lack financial resources and access to information to better their educational … Continue reading USAP Community School Applications Are Out!

Expanding Horizons – Education Matters Book Club


As I flipped through the final pages of Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus, I could not wait for the last Friday of March to arrive. Each page had issues worth discussing, and I wondered how amazing it would be doing so with the exceptional and interesting members of our Education Matters Book Club. Unfortunately, I could … Continue reading Expanding Horizons – Education Matters Book Club

USAP Perspective: Check In – Summer 2019


Summer 2019, my first in Boston. From meeting new people as well as building on the foundations of professional and personal relationships I have cultivated over the past two years, to seeing my favorite artists play in Boston, the experience was more than I thought it would be. Although I am sad that the summer … Continue reading USAP Perspective: Check In – Summer 2019

19 Students Studying Abroad Graduate from ZCC Internships


Nineteen Zimbabwean students on break between studies at universities in Canada, the United States and Ashesi University in Ghana today (26 July 2019) graduated from the Zimbabwe Career Connect internship program.  Based in Bulawayo and Harare, the students spent the two months of June and July learning and contributing as interns at prominent companies and … Continue reading 19 Students Studying Abroad Graduate from ZCC Internships

29 USAP Students Begin Studies with over $7 million in Scholarships


Twenty nine USAP Zimbabwe students chosen from an applicant pool of over 700 have collectively earned over $7,728,212 in scholarships and financial assistance to study in seven countries internationally this month.   Harkening from geographically diverse regions of Zimbabwe, the 29 are pursuing a wide variety of fields of studies at universities in Costa Rica, Ghana, … Continue reading 29 USAP Students Begin Studies with over $7 million in Scholarships

USAP Community School Gets Half A Million Matching Pledge


As we continue to fundraise to build the USAP Community School, brick by brick, board by board, we have exciting news.  An extremely generous donor, who has chosen to remain anonymous, has pledged a $500,000 grant to match dollar for dollar every donation we get up to that amount. We have launched a campaign to … Continue reading USAP Community School Gets Half A Million Matching Pledge

USAP Perspective: More Than Just Crossing Borders


Finding out that I had gotten accepted into Carleton College was one of the best feelings I have experienced. At the time all I thought about was how this was a great opportunity, all the other opportunities that would come with it and the new experiences. Honestly, I also had certain expectations of how the … Continue reading USAP Perspective: More Than Just Crossing Borders

Zim D1 Athletes Finish Indoor Season with a Bang


Last weekend, February 22-24, Zimbabwean track student athletes who worked with Education Matters’ Student Athlete Cohort ran and jumped at the highest collegiate D1 levels, headlining their conference championships all over the United States. Chengetayi “Du” Mapaya, a third semester sophomore at Texas Christian University (TCU) formerly of St George’s College made a massive 16,83 triple jump … Continue reading Zim D1 Athletes Finish Indoor Season with a Bang

USAPer Anesu Masakura Elected Carleton Student Body President


USAP alumnus Anesu Masakura has been elected as the Student Body President of Carleton College in Minnesota.  Anesu, majoring in Economics with a minor in Public Policy, ran a dynamic campaign under the slogan #makeCarletonhome.  Having been an active part of student government throughout his four years at college, Anesu felt running for CSA President … Continue reading USAPer Anesu Masakura Elected Carleton Student Body President