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AmazonSmile Donates to BIZAA!

Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to BIZAA by shopping at To designate BIZAA as the nonprofit you would like to give to, go into Your Account, click on Your Amazon Smile and add Basic Institute for Zonal African Advancement as your charity of choice. Then shop via and bookmark it...
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Delta SkyBonus: a Win – Win!

Everybody Wins! For each mile flown on Delta: BIZAA earns credits for each mile flown on Delta. Individuals also continue to earn their regular SkyMiles frequent flier miles, so there is no negative impact on the individual! BIZAA can redeem earned credits to purchase tickets for mission trip travel. Participating...
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Upcoming Events

Save the Date! 2017 BIZAA Founder’s Gala

Save the Date for the 2017 BIZAA Founder’s Gala on Friday, November 3, 2017. Doors open at 3:30 PM for the Photo Exhibit, Stolen Lives: The Lost Futures of Nigeria’s Trafficked Youth by photojournalist Bre McGee. Bre joined us during our May 2017 mission trip to Nigeria and took over...
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BIZAA Founder’s Gala 2016! Reserve your tickets on Eventbrite

       Thank You to Our Sponsors:    THE HALBUR FAMILY     THE CRIMMINS FAMILY The 2016 BIZAA Founder’s Gala will be held on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the Golden Valley Country Club in Golden Valley, Minnesota. A cocktail reception and silent auction kicks-off the event at 5:30 p.m. This year’s Founder’s Gala...
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Join Us! Mission Trip to Nigeria: June 9-19, 2016

Transform your heart as you travel to Nigeria. Develop a better understanding of universal needs and expand your perspective. Your eleven-day trip includes: a reception ceremony with the community Kings, assist with interviewing identified victims of child labor and trafficking, visit sponsored children in school, and help dispense donated over-the-counter medicine and personal care products to...
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Okey Invited to Speak at Stillwater High School

Okey, Founder and President, of BIZAA has been invited to return to Stillwater High School on December 10, 2015 to speak with students on the importance of global solidarity and how we can stop child labor and child trafficking in Africa. Excerpt from BIZAA newsletter: According to Nelson Mandela of South Africa,...
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