Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Unable to Get Credit, African Entrepreneurs Turn to Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is a way to raise money from a large number of people via the Internet to fund a project.  The concept is well established in the West, but is still new in Africa.  A World Bank project in Kenya has launched a mentorship program to help business owners take advantage of crowdfunding, which some say could help replace the kind of aid they currently receive from NGOs.   Marion Moon started her organic fertilizer business, Wanda Organic, three years ago; but, like...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter