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Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses

by Develop Africa, Inc.
Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses
Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses
Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses
Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses
Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses
Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses
Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses
Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses
Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses
Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses
Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses
Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses
Mariatu is thankful for the Microfinance Loan
Mariatu is thankful for the Microfinance Loan

Dear Project Supporters,

We greatly appreciate your generous support that is empowering small businesses in Sierra Leone with interest-free microfinance loans. These microfinance or microcredit loans give individuals a helping hand to start their businesses or to help them grow their existing businesses. This helps parents set up small businesses that will empower them to take care of the basic needs of their homes and children.

Mariatu & Isatu were the two beneficiaries that recently received microfinance loans. The interest-free microfinance loan they received will help these mothers engage in small businesses that will provide food, lunch and other needs of their kids to ensure their continuity in school.  Isatu and Mariatu are both very thankful for the microfinance loans they received and promised to put the monies received into good use.

You are helping individuals like Isatu and Mariatu become self-sufficient and provide a better life for their families.   We encourage you to consider starting a monthly recurring donation here.  Even a few dollars a month will go a long way to give individuals a hand up in their businesses.  Please also share this with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

With great appreciation,

Amy &The Develop Africa Team

Isatu is thankful for the microfinance loan
Isatu is thankful for the microfinance loan

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Sahr with Sylvester and the art supplies donated
Sahr with Sylvester and the art supplies donated

Dear Project Supporters, 

Your generous support is greatly appreciated as small businesses continue to receive microfinance loans to help start or grow their businesses.   During his June 2019 visit to Sierra Leone, Sylvester had the opportunity to meet with Sahr, a talented artist in Sierra Leone.  Sylvester provided Sahr with a range of art supplies as shown in the photo.  Sahr is very thankful for the support he has received as he expresses in this video.

My name is Sahr. I just want to say thanks for all of these materials. I'm really, really grateful for everything. May God continue to bless you, and please don't forget to continue to support; there are so many talents out here in Sierra Leone that want to do more quality artwork that do not have the right materials so I really appreciate if you continue to help. Thank you very much. God bless!

Sylvester also had the opportunity to meet three other artists - who will also be using/sharing the art supplies. The artists asked for support to help launch an art gallery. The art market is relatively undeveloped in Sierra Leone.  There is no Art school in Sierra Leone. Artists receive little to no encouragement to pursue a career in Art. Consequently, many talented artists end up abandoning their creative talent - due to a lack of support.

We encourage you to consider starting a monthly recurring donation here to provide a microfinance loan through which Sahr will be able to start a small Art gallery. The Art gallery will act as a resource and hub for other budding artists in Sierra Leone. Even a few dollars a month will go a long way to give Sahr and other small businesses a hand up.  Please also share this with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

With great appreciation, 

Amy &The Develop Africa Team

Sylvester with the artists
Sylvester with the artists

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Dear Project Supporters, 

We greatly appreciate your generous support that is empowering small businesses with microfinance loans. These microfinance or microcredit loans give individuals a helping hand to start their businesses or to help them grow their existing businesses. Mariatu is thankful for the microfinance loan she received.

 

In this video, Mariatu expresses her appreciation saying - 

Hi, My name is Mariatu, one of the beneficiaries of the microfinance loan. I used my loan to set up a small scale business in the sales cooked rice and source (cookery), since then I have been able to take care of my kids needs without outside aid through the profit I am getting from my business. Thank you for helping me support my family. I want to say thank you and God bless you.

 

You are helping individuals like Mariatu become self-sufficient and provide a better life for her family   We encourage you to consider starting a monthly recurring donation here.  Even a few dollars a month will go a long way to give individuals a hand up in their businesses.  Please also share this with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

With great appreciation, 

Amy &The Develop Africa Team

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Mariama
Mariama

Dear Project Supporters, 

Your generous ongoing support is empowering small businesses with microfinance loans. These microfinance or microcredit loans give individuals a helping hand to start their businesses or to help them grow their existing businesses. Mariama, a flood and mudslide survivor, recently received a microfinance loan to start her clothing and soft drink business. 

In her video, Mariama expresses her appreciation saying - 

Hi, my name is Mariama and we were affected by the flood in 2017.  I am one of the beneficiaries of the microfinance loan and I am very excited because I  was able to start up a small scale business in the sales of clothing and soft drinks like these.  I am so thankful for the microfinance loan.   I want to say thank you to GlobalGiving from me, and also thank you for helping me take care of my family. 

 

We welcome your continued support in providing microfinance loans to individuals like Mariama. You are helping provide these individuals with the ability to become self-sufficient and provide a better life for themselves and their families.   We encourage you to consider starting a monthly recurring donation here.  Even a few dollars a month will go a long way.  Please also share this with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

With great appreciation, 

Amy &The Develop Africa Team

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Aminata
Aminata

Dear Project Supporters,

We greatly appreciate your support that is empowering small businesses. Our microfinance or microcredit loans give individuals a helping hand to start their businesses or to help them grow their existing businesses.  Aminata is one of the small business owners that recently received a microfinance loan and she is also a mudslide survivor.

In her video, she expresses her appreciation saying

Hi, My name is Amanita, I am one of the people that were affected by the August 14th, 2017 mudslide disaster and I was fortunate to be one of the beneficiaries of the microfinance loan scheme. I am a seamstress I usually make dress for sales, I took advantage of the loan and used it to buy a new sewing machine, since then I have been able to take care of my kids as I now have my own sewing machine which I now use to sew for people and in return I have been paid for my service.  I thank you for the microfinance loan you gave me.

We welcome your continued support that helps provide microfinance loans to individuals like Aminata. You are helping provide these individuals with the ability to become self-sufficient and provide a better life for themselves and their families.   We encourage you to consider starting a monthly recurring donation here.  Even a few dollars a month will go a long way.  Please also share this with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

With great appreciation,

Amy &The Develop Africa Team

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Develop Africa, Inc.

Location: Johnson City, Tennessee - USA
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Project Leader:
Sylvester Renner
President, Develop Africa
Johnson City, Tennessee United States
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