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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...

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