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Nov 12, 2015 7:32 PM ET

Archived: Help Eric Publish 2 Impacting Books

iCrowdNewswire - Nov 12, 2015

Help Eric Publish 2 Impacting Books

The story of the project

After a series of bad choices and circumstances in 2000, I found myself being tricked into believing that i was going back to my home country, Ghana, for a 3 week holiday (on my own! Yes!), and of course back to my old antics in Melbourne.

INSTEAD i was sent to Ghana for 7 years and had my passport *disappear*! I didn’t see that coming :p
Living in such harsh conditions and feeling alone, I reached a place of low self worth, self value and become hopeless about my future. I was depressed and wanted to do nothing else but give up, I attempted suicide twice but thankfully had someone intervene both times.

The turning point of my story started with someone who went out of their way one morning, looked at me in the face and spoke words of encouragement and the bright future ahead of me, although this was contradictory to my circumstance; I left with a sense hope and purpose, the beginning of my dreams!

Fast Forward 8 years and the words the man had spoken over me started to come true, i started speaking in Church’s, High schools and corporate functions; speaking life, hope and overcoming adversity!
My dream and passion is to help people chase their dreams and make a difference! To help them leave behind a great legacy for the generations that follow.

I believe these books can do just that! It is a way of getting this life changing message across to as many people as possible! Help me make this happen by choosing one of the rewards!

Eric Agyeman

How the funds will be used

The money will go towards the self publishing which involve the following stages and costs
1) Editing – for both books (approx 100,000 words) will be $5,000
2) Design & Book Covers – This includes the purchase of copyrights to book cover for ‘Take Me To The King’ and also photography session for ‘Let There Be Darkness’. Includes all design work for social media – $3,000
3)  Marketing promo & advertising – $1,500
4) Website & branding $2,000
5) The printing of 1500 books to begin with
6) Funding for my book launch in February
7) ISBN and miscellaneous expenditure – $1,000


None as this is a self publishing book project.

Some of my other work

In 2010 I launched my first book ‘let’s Go’ It was a great learning process and very humbled by the hundreds of testimonials we received of how it blessed people.

Motivational Speaking / Work Shops

For the past 5 years I have had the privilege of speaking and encouraging youth groups, camps, conferences, corporate and churches on a range of tailored key notes and presentations. it is a truly satisfying journey being able to add value to people and hear testimonials of changed lives!


From humble beginnings of maxing out my credit card, PVBS was launched in November 2009. The vision was to use fashion and clothing to make a difference in the lives of the less fortunate. 6 years later we have been able to donate over $24,000 to our charity partners, impacted over 1600 children in Cambodia and Ghana, funded the construction of 2 classrooms in Ghana and also funded over 1000 meals to struggling families in Melbourne. We create custom clothing for Year 12 students and Corporate and also run a retail online store. PVBS continues to grow with a strong team who are dedicated to making the world a better place. Change Clothes, Change Lives!

Contact Information:

Eric Agyeman
Sandy Agyeman

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