Sponsor Microfinance: Empower Small Businesses

by Develop Africa, Inc.
Sep 5, 2012

You have played a great role in my life and my family!

Rugiatu - microfinance beneficiary
Rugiatu - microfinance beneficiary

It's exciting to be a part of making change happen and its uplifting to hear that we are positively helping to better the lives of people. This is the message that we get from the video of Rugiatu.  Rugiatu is a small business food vendor in Freetown and has received microfinance / microcredit funding that helped her start and grow her business.

Rugiatu explains in the video that the business has helped her send her children to school and meet their needs.  She expresses her deep appreciation and says - "You have played a great role in my life and my family!"  Her video reminds us yet again that our investment and donations towards this project are having a great impact.  Our support means so much to the beneficiaries and is deeply appreciated.

She ends the video with an appeal for additional funding to expand her business further.  We welcome your support that will help her take her business to the next level.

Upcoming News: We are in the process of planning our next small business training session for microfinance beneficiaries.  In partnership with AIDSL, we are also planning to hold special sessions that will train over 200 youths on various aspects such as how to run a business, entrepreneurial skills, modern financial management and resource mobilization. More on this shortly...

On behalf of Rugiatu and all the other beneficiaries, I gratefully say "Thank you so much!"



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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
$12,689 raised of $20,000 goal
100 donations
$7,311 to go
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