image Mar 24, 2017 11:51 AM ET Senegal: Fatoumata Binta’s Group: A loan of $5,675 helps a member to purchase vegetables to resell. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 24, 2017 - The 'banc villageois' that shelters this group was inaugurated in May 2001. This group is composed of nine women who work in commerce. Ms. Fanta, at the right in the photo with a hand raised, is the group's representative. She is 59, a widow, and the mother of seven children, including three boys. She started this business in 1983. (more...)

image Mar 24, 2017 8:47 AM ET Congo: La Puissance Group: A loan of $2,500 helps a member to stock up on 5 bags of charcoal and 10 liters of oil. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 24, 2017 - Françoise is a businesswoman, president of the "La Puissance" banque villageoise, and a client of IMF Hekima. She is a 41 year old widow and mother of 4 children who all go to school. She has been a vendor of food products in a market on the edge of the city for 10 years. (more...)

image Mar 23, 2017 4:51 PM ET Reo Mining: Brick Making/Sand Mining with Copper Exploration on own property. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 23, 2017 - Brick Making/Sand Mining with Copper Exploration on own property. Reo Mining intends to setup a Brick Manufacturing Plant/Sand Mining on its own property in Central Namibia. Secondly, a Chinese company held an EPL over a vast area including mine which expired in August 2014. Apparently they applied for renewal, but it is not granted thus far. (more...)

Mar 23, 2017 12:00 PM ET DURBAN, South Africa: Is Wastewater the New Black Gold? iCrowdNewswire - Mar 23, 2017 - What if we were to consider the vast quantities of domestic, agricultural and industrial wastewater discharged into the environment everyday as a valuable resource rather than costly problem? (more...)

Mar 23, 2017 10:00 AM ET HARARE: Investing in Zimbabwe’s Smallholder Farmers iCrowdNewswire - Mar 23, 2017 - To take his mangoes to Shurugwi, 230 kms south of Harare, requires Edward Madzokere to hire a cart and wake up at dawn. The fruit farmer sells his produce at the nearest “growth point” at Tongogara (the term for areas targeted for development) where the prices are not stable. (more...)

image Mar 23, 2017 7:00 AM ET BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe: Hay tres veces más celulares que inodoros en África iCrowdNewswire - Mar 23, 2017 - El agua y el saneamiento son clave para mantener un buen estado de salud y para el bienestar económico. Sin embargo, el agua y el saneamiento siguen al margen de las prioridades de desarrollo de África, donde su elevado costo y las malas políticas hacen que millones de personas carezcan de agua por cañería y de inodoros. (more...)

image Mar 22, 2017 5:34 PM ET Rwanda: Duhugurane Cb Group: A loan of $2,850 helps a member to buy more meat for her butcher shop. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 22, 2017 - Duhugurane Cb is a group represented by Esther, who is 39 years old. She is married and has six children between 2 and 15 years old. The group name means “Let us advise each other” in English. The group members work hard in order to improve their standards of living. (more...)

image Mar 22, 2017 3:07 PM ET Congo: Soleil Group: A loan of $9,500 helps a member to purchase women’s and men’s shoes. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 22, 2017 - Joséphine is a client of the IMF Hekima. She is a wholesaler who sells used shoes in a shopping gallery of the city. President of the solidarity group, «Soleil», she is married and 50 years old. She is the mother of seven children who all are in school. (more...)

image Mar 22, 2017 12:12 PM ET Congo: Mawasiliano Group: A loan of $5,000 helps a member to strengthen her business by buying 20 sacks of 100 kilos of beans. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 22, 2017 - Wivine is the president of the 'Mawasiliano' loan group. The group work with the field partner, Hekima. Wivinne is married and mother to three children who all attend school. She is thirty-seven years old and began selling beans when she was twenty-two. (more...)

image Mar 22, 2017 11:00 AM ET BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe: Three Times as Many Mobile Phones as Toilets in Africa iCrowdNewswire - Mar 22, 2017 - Though key to good health and economic wellbeing, water and sanitation remain less of a development priority in Africa, where high costs and poor policy implementation constrain getting clean water and flush toilets to millions. (more...)

image Mar 22, 2017 6:24 AM ET Congo: Tushuhudiane Group: A loan of $6,300 helps a member to pay for a 1000 kg of cassava flour, 1000 kg of corn, and the transportation for it all. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 22, 2017 - Ms. Prudence is a vendor of cassava flour and corn at a local central market. She is the official of the 'banc villageois' called “TUSHUHUDIANE” and a client of the microfinance institution Hekima. A married woman, she is 35 and the mother of five children, of whom four are students. (more...)

Mar 19, 2017 5:00 PM ET NAIROBI, Kenya: From Barriers to Bridges: Transformation of the Kenya-Ethiopia Border Region iCrowdNewswire - Mar 19, 2017 - Consider this. The communities around the Kenya-Ethiopia border in Moyale-Borona area, have long been associated with internecine violence, extreme poverty, and environmental stress. These have led to disastrous societal consequences, including displacement, criminality and violent extremism. (more...)

image Mar 19, 2017 1:40 PM ET Believe in Her – Seeds of Africa works with women in Ethiopia to overcome poverty. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 19, 2017 - This campaign will fund our Sowing Community program that serves 150 women. Every year, 25 women take courses in heath education, literacy, and entrepreneurship. Working with our team on the ground, each woman submits a proposal to start a new business or expand an existing one. (more...)

image Mar 18, 2017 2:26 PM ET LABEL MADE IN AFRICA: THE GREEN CARPET AFRICAN RUNWAY PROJECT iCrowdNewswire - Mar 18, 2017 - To connect Sustainable Fashion to African creativity in the city of Lisbon is one of the major goal of MODAAFRICA. It is our great intention to make a 3rd edition of MODAAFRICA in May 2018 we ask for your kind support for the next edition to happen. (more...)

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