BCCC International Trends and Services (ITS) Program Facet Programming
Books for Africa – BCCC International Trends and Services (ITS) partners with Books for Africa to help collect, sort books so that they can be shipped and distributed across the continent. Their mission is to end the book famine in Africa. Books for Africa remains the largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent, shipping over 40 million books to 52 different countries since 1988.
Solomon’s Temple Passport to the Future – BCCC‘s Passport to the Future partners with the youth at Solomon’s Temple to expose them to various countries around the world. We educate them on the importance of the access to the world a passport gives you and how to apply. Our activities are fun and educational and include games and food.
BCCC Past Programming
BCCC gave monetary support to the humanitarian relief efforts launched by the Nassau Bahamas Chapter of The Links Inc. That chapter became a registered Non-Profit Organization (NPO) under Bahamian Law in order to accept critical goods and monetary donations for those affected by Hurricane Dorian. Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas and a day later hit the Grand Bahama Island leaving an estimated 13,000 homes were damaged and 70,000 people left homeless (according to the United Nations).
BCCC supported the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) mission and donated a $500 college tuition scholarship for a female college student in Nigeria. NWAG, founded in April 2000, is a non-profit 501(C)(3) community-focused, service-oriented organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. Membership is made up of women who are Nigerian by birth or marriage. Their mission is to serve our local Atlanta Metro community and Nigeria by empowering, enriching and educating women and the youth by utilizing its resources to raise money and donate scholarships to female college students.