Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses

by Develop Africa, Inc.
Mar 9, 2012

Microfinance Funds Help Transition Business of Woman-Owned Small Business in Sierra Leone

Seray - microfinance / microcredit beneficiary
Seray - microfinance / microcredit beneficiary

Warm greetings-

Hope your year is going well.  Its with joy that we share a video testimonial by Seray - one of the female beneficiaries that we have together helped by providing microfinance funds.  Seray is a repeat recipient of microcredit funds. 

In the video Seray expresses her gratitude to Develop Africa and its partners (that includes YOU and other GlobalGiving donors) who have helped to provide the funds.  The video was recorded during a business training session offered to fund recipients - as part of the support provided to help them succeed.  In the video you can see some of the other training session participants.

Watch Video (1.5 minutes)

As Seray explains in the video, the fund provided has "really helped me - taking me from where I was to where I am now.  At least, it has helped me with my business, all through out the year, last year.  ...  It also helped me open a bank account. ...  I bless God for the people that initiated this idea.  I bless God for the partnership that was able to choose me to benefit from this funding.  I pray that that God will bless them in whatever they are involved in and their families."  

          You must be the change you want to see in the world - Mahamta Gandi

It's exciting to read, hear about and be a part of making change happen.  We are truly together helping to transform Africa - one life at a time.  This is exciting and life-transforming.  By helping to provide these funds and training we are being the change we want to see.           

Want to help be a part of making more change happen?  A great opportunity is just a few days away.  Starting at 12:00 am EDT on March 14th, GlobalGiving will be matching all donations made through www.globalgiving.org (including this project) up to $1,000 per donor at 30%. 

This means that your donation of $100 will be supersized and become $130!  $1000 will become $1300.  This is an amazing opportunity to make your donations go even further and help us do even more.  We would so very much appreciate your support - that will provide many more loans to beneficiaries like Seray.  Thanks for your support. 

Want an email reminder: simply send us an email at info - at - developafrica.org and we will send you a reminder on March 14th. 

Thank you change maker!



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Organization Information

Develop Africa, Inc.

Location: Johnson City, Tennessee - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.developafrica.org
Project Leader:
Sylvester Renner
President, Develop Africa
Johnson City, Tennessee United States
$13,814 raised of $20,000 goal
105 donations
$6,186 to go
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