Education Development United Fellowship

Fortifying Ministerial Education Throughout Africa

Covenant Partnership

EDUF works in covenant partnership with the Regional Education and Clergy Development Coordinator of the Church of the Nazarene, Africa.

The great need for the rapidly-expanding Church in Africa is increased access to pastoral training and ministerial education that prepares men and women for ordination in the Church of the Nazarene. Organized in 2006 as a Missouri non-profit corporation (501-3c), EDUF is grateful to have put to work almost half a million dollars into Africa through friends giving small and not-so-small donations.

Core Activities

The purpose of EDUF is to come alongside African leaders to fortify ministerial training throughout Africa by way of our Core Activities.


Prayer underlies all that EDUF does. Join with us in praying for the institutions of ministerial training across Africa. Visit them on the interactive map below.


Connections are essential. EDUF officers communicate regularly with educational leaders in Africa to stay informed about their current needs and happenings and also with strategic partners in the States. EDUF gives regular updates to all those who follow our page on Facebook, who receive our newsletters and who sign up as members.

Creative Academics

Many leaders of EDUF served in Africa, working side by side with their African counterparts.

Funding Resources

EDUF leaders recognize that we have been blessed. We long to share with those who have a greater need.

Library Development

The future of higher education across Africa depends on an intentional development of digital libraries.

Project Teams

EDUF has been involved with teams of volunteers that have gone to Africa to work on construction projects, library projects, teaching seminars.

Fortifying Ministerial Education throughout Africa

Education Development United Fellowship (EDUF) is a Stateside, volunteer based, non-profit that resources education by active communication with leaders in Africa and by raising awareness of their needs. EDUF is also a network of people who want to know more about Africa and who support the mission to Fortify Ministerial Education Throughout Africa.

Current Priorities

TREE Initiative

Teacher development, Resource development, Economic development training,

TNU Scholarship

Now and Future Scholarship Match at Trevecca Nazarene University

NNU Scholarship

The Schmelzenbach Memorial Scholarship at Northwest Nazarene University

October for Africa

Why August for “Africa” you may ask? Well, currently, 1 in 4 Christians in the world live in Africa!

Member Activity

Dave Bobblitt

David Bobblitt is a board member of EDUF. He is also a professional surveyor in Southern Indiana. 

Beth Restrick

EDUF leader Beth Restrick grew up in Africa and is an accomplished artist. She has donated several pieces of her art for EDUF fund-raising.

NMI Conference Speakers

Dr. Margaret Scott (President of EDUF) and Rev. Lisa Morrison (Vice President) spoke at the New England District Nazarene Missions Convention held in Uxbridge, MA in June 2022.

Nampa, ID Friends

In Nampa, ID, several EDUF leaders and friends gather to pray over our secretary, Dr. Sharon Bull, as she moves back to her native Canada.

Our Stories

IN Chapter
African Grads

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