Thanks to you and your continued support, we are proud to announce that our orphanage in Mali is now open. Indeed, as of the begining of Jun 2010, ACFA-Mali is functional. This would have not happened without all of your support. You believed in our cause, and we are proud of you being part of our team. This success is your success.
Now that we have opened doors, we are able to "Bring Hope to Malian Orphans". The road ahead will not be without challenges, but with you on our side, we are up for all the challenges. Thank you for your assistance.
CEO has returned from Mali, where she oversaw the renovation efforts of ACFA-Mali. Renovations were completed on 06 Mar 2010. Additionally, she and ACFA representative in Mali, Zoumana Bagayoko, interviewed prospective staff members, and refined the operating budget.
Please review the before and after pictures to see how far we have come thanks to your generous donations.
Additionally, we have exiting news for you, this Tuesday is a big day for Malian Orphans: "BONUS DAY this coming Tuesday, March 16, GlobalGiving will match all donations at 30%, up to $1,000 per donor per project... There will also be additional prizes of $1,000 each for the project that earns the most money that day and the project that attracts the most individual donors...The match will be valid between 12:00 a.m. ET / GMT-5 and 11:59 pm ET / GMT-4. Only donations received through the www.GlobalGiving.org site (but NOT GlobalGiving.co.uk) - will be eligible for the matching and additional cash awards. Checks will not be eligible for a match".
Please consider donating to ACFA-Mali thi Tuesday, 16 Mar, your donations will go a long way.
Thank you all for your support. We are pleased to report that renovations are undergoing for ACFA-Mali in Bamako. On the ground, with the invaluable help of volunteers such as Kalifa Traore, Kadiatou Konate, Tahirou Diarra and many others, our CEO is personally overseeing the renovation's efforts. Work is scheduled to be completed by 07 Mar 2010.
Good news: 16 Mar is Bonus Matching Day at Globalgiving. All donations up to $1,000 per person will be matched by a factor of 30%. Please, spread the word, let your friends, family, neighbords, and colleagues know about our project, and mark your calendar to support us on 16 Mar 2010.
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