The Village Net

The Village Net is a micro-enterprise organization that seeks to empower economically active, underserved women and girls in Sub Saharan Africa. This is done through microloans, as well as continuing business management and entrepreneurship training. Additionally, The Village Net partners with colleges, NGO's and For Profits to secure solutions to water, health, education, economic, and hunger issues help break the cycle of poverty.

The Village Net
7341 58th Ave
Seattle, Wa 98115
United States
206 355 9134
http://thevillagenet.org/

Founder, CEO

Harriet Stephenson

Board of Directors

Kyla Hagedorn, Jennifer De Leon, Salar Salahshoor, Greg Olson, Honqing Chen, Steve Holland, Michael Ervick, Harriet Stephenson

Project Leaders

Harriet Stephenson

Mission

The Village Net is a micro-enterprise organization that seeks to empower economically active, underserved women and girls in Sub Saharan Africa. This is done through microloans, as well as continuing business management and entrepreneurship training. Additionally, The Village Net partners with colleges, NGO's and For Profits to secure solutions to water, health, education, economic, and hunger issues help break the cycle of poverty.

Programs

Micro-loans: Small loans given to economically active women to expand and improve their small businesses Business Management/Entrepreneurship Training: continuous training for borrowers to learn how to manage and expand their small businesses Sustainable Computer Labs: Facilitating the delivery of computers to public schools in the villages and assisting them set up sustainable labs and ICT training programs Water Solutions: Partner with water drill organization to bring wells to villages

Statistics on The Village Net

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2011: $61,600
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $60,000
  • Other funding sources: Individual donors
  • Religious Affiliation: None