Mar 28, 2017 9:15 AM ET NACIONES UNIDAS: Líderes tribales y mujeres reclaman una paz inclusiva en Libia iCrowdNewswire - Mar 28, 2017 - Una delegación de líderes tribales y mujeres de Libia pidió a la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) que busque un enfoque más equilibrado en el proceso de paz en ese país del norte de África. (more...)

image Mar 27, 2017 7:36 PM ET Kenya: Magdaline: A loan of $400 helps to buy quality seeds and fertilizers. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 27, 2017 - Magdaline, 41 years old, is a single small holder farmer who resides in Eldoret in the Great Rift Valley of Kenya. Her key traits for success in agribusiness are honesty and perseverance. As the only breadwinner of her family, she obtains her income through selling milk and eggs. Her main clients are her neighbors. She also grows a few crops in her small parcel of land. (more...)

image Mar 27, 2017 3:33 PM ET Kenya: Margret : A loan of $600 helps to buy seeds and practice horticultural farming. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 27, 2017 - Enthusiasm, confidence and perseverance led Margret to practicing mixed farming and poultry seventeen years ago. As the key breadwinner of her family, Margret farms a small parcel of land in Kapsowar, in the Great Rift Valley region of Kenya. Margret decided to start mixed farming with the expectation of giving her family a better quality of life. (more...)

image Mar 27, 2017 12:28 PM ET Kenya: Mercy: A loan of $500 helps to buy fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 27, 2017 - Meet this young farmer, Mercy. She farms a small plot of land in Kitale, a region where she has always enjoyed the regular rainfall patterns. Unlike other young women of her age, Mercy is innovative and enthusiastic. She is single and very motivated to become an independent woman. She grows maize and some few horticultural products. (more...)

image Mar 26, 2017 5:25 PM ET Congo: Tusonge Mbele Group: A loan of $5,975 helps a member to stock up with a bale of secondhand clothing. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 26, 2017 - Georgette is a client of the microfinance institution Hekima who sells secondhand clothing at a shantytown market. A member of the loan group called “Tusonge Mbele“, she is 58, a widow, and the mother of five children, all in school. (more...)

image Mar 26, 2017 4:36 PM ET Fokof Crowdfunding: Liberation. Freedom from our past as well as our boxed-in stereotypical Afrikaans future. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 26, 2017 - If we can reach our 'dream goal' in the next 60 days we will INDEPENDENTLY release a new album in October 2017. This will be our first full length release since 2006. We have been hanging out and working on new music, for the first time in years. We are excited to record these songs and share them with you. #FokofCrowdFunding (more...)

image Mar 26, 2017 12:40 PM ET The Caterpillar Book Project: OUR GOAL To get as many educational books as possible into the hands of the Cape Town underserved children. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 26, 2017 - OUR GOAL To get as many educational books as possible into the hands of the Cape Town underserved children. We collect books through book drives, individual donations, publisher overstocks and corporate donors. We also go out to purchase books specifically designed to education and strengthen children’s reading (more...)

image Mar 25, 2017 5:03 PM ET The Watering Hole: Our aim is to create a functional art-piece that facilitates discourse and communal action around our most precious, life-sustaining resource. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 25, 2017 - The Watering Hole is a giant dew harvester and communal gathering space making its debut at Afrikaburn in 2017. The bamboo structure will consist of 18 dew collection modules arranged in a honeycomb lattice. The central tower will house a hexagonal DJ booth and water reservoir, forming the centerpiece for a circular dance-floor. (more...)

image Mar 25, 2017 3:09 PM ET Help to start an Eco-tourism business in Laos: Help Phet be able to buy a boat so that he can do guided eco-tours in the unharmed nature of Laos. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 25, 2017 - Phet is a math teacher at the local secondary school. As the teaching is not well paid he has to go to the lake every weekend to fish and support his family. His dream is to be able to buy a boat so that he can work full time as a fisherman plus do guided tours with local volunteers plus tourists showing them how to survive in the wonderful unharmed nature. (more...)

image Mar 25, 2017 2:11 PM ET Kenya: Rhoda: A loan of $975 helps to buy more stock of clothes. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 25, 2017 - Rhoda is a married woman. She has four children. She operates a retail business, where she sells clothes. She has been involved in this business for 15 years. Her business is located in a good area, and her customers are primarily locals. (more...)

Mar 25, 2017 10:00 AM ET Human Rights Watch: Central African Republic’s Lost Generation iCrowdNewswire - Mar 25, 2017 - Soldiers camping out in schools and breaking up desks for firewood is common in parts of the Central African Republic. According to a United Nations report from November, 20 percent of the country’s schools are not operational, many because of misuse by armed groups. (more...)

image Mar 25, 2017 9:32 AM ET Furaha Education Support: There are more than 65 million forcibly displaced people, out of which more than 21 million are refugees and 10 million are stateless (no nationality). Help 20 refugees pay their registration fees at university to be able to study. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 25, 2017 - Today in the world, there is more than 65 million forcibly displaced people, out of which more than 21 million are refugees and 10 million are stateless (no nationality). In South Africa, there currently is a population of about 1.2 million asylum seekers and refugees living. (more...)

image Mar 25, 2017 9:06 AM ET Congo: Wandugu Tutumike Group: A loan of $5,800 helps a member to buy 100 pairs of shoes iCrowdNewswire - Mar 25, 2017 - Brigitte is a client of IMF Hekima, she is single, and she sells used shoes at a market in the town. She is president of the «Wandugu Tutumike» credit group, and aged 28. She has been in this business for three years, she started out with capital that her father gave her. She will stock up on 100 pairs of shoes to reinforce her business. (more...)

Mar 25, 2017 8:30 AM ET UNITED NATIONS: Women and Tribal Leaders Call for “Balanced” Libyan Peace Process iCrowdNewswire - Mar 25, 2017 - A delegation of Libyan tribal leaders and women leaders has called on the UN to take a balanced approach to the Libyan peace process. (more...)

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