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  • Wingspan Nations, NGO

    Simply plant your country's flag on our fb page - to promote awareness - natural Disasters, and Our Need for a global Pre-Planning and Action network. facebook page: Japan Haiti - Our Future World on Earth: International Call for Action - started march 13, 2011, to promote a global pre-planning network of pre-need supp
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  • We Are Watching You

    We Are Watching You engages youth and communities in kenya through music and performances to create a culture of vigilance and political accountability. We Are Watching You is an Acumen Fund East Africa Fellows Program.
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  • Milango Microfinance

    Milango Financial Services is a microfinance institution that seeks to empower kenyans to conquer poverty. providing one stop servicing for various financial and training needs, Milango has reached over 10,000 clients and given over 13,000 loans valued at $4.5 million. Milango Microfinance is an Acumen Fund East Africa
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  • Cooperation for Fair Trade in Africa (COFTA)

    COFTA uses Fair Trade principles to promote the sustainable development of African producers into successful businesses. COFTA has registered 172 Fair Trade produces in 24 countries across Africa, and hopes to expand their capacity building, market access and advocacy programs to reach even more producers. COFTA is an
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  • GrowthAfrica - Kenya

    GrowthAfrica Capital assists small business owners and entrepreneurs grow their businesses into strong and profitable companies through mentorship, training, and patient capital. GrowthAfrica has helped over 1,500 clients, and hopes to expand their programs across East Africa to reach 5,000 entrepreneurs annually. Grow
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  • TechnoServe Consolidating the Gains - Small Scale Farmers

    TechnoServe is helping develop Uganda's matooke banana industry, benefiting thousands of small-scale farmers. The "Consolidating The Gains" project aims to increase the incomes of smallholder farmers in southwestern Uganda by reducing the transaction costs along the banana value chain. The project has reached 26,000 fa
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  • LIST - Living in shanty towns

    The LIST (Living In Shanty Towns) Initiative aims to unify Kenya's young people who are living in informal settlements and prepare them for a productive and dignified adulthood and together work toward personal, social, economic and political justice. LIST is an Acumen Fund East Africa Fellows Program.
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  • Farming is My Business - KICKSTART INTERNATIONAL

    Kickstart International aims to transform Africa from subsistence to commercial agriculture through low-cost capital equipment. The Farming is My Business campaign seeks to lift up the image of the farmer to be a legitimate and proud business person. Farming is My Business is an Acumen Fund East Africa Fellows Program
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  • Eco Post

    EcoPost is a Kenyan firm that uses waste plastic as a resource to manufacture aesthetic, durable and environmentally friendly fencing posts. EcoPost curbs deforestation by providing an alternative to timber by recycling waste plastic, and creates jobs for the unemployed. EcoPost is an Acumen Fund East Africa Fellows Pr
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  • Nuru Energy

    4 billion people lack reliable access to electricity; 1.8 billion people have no access at all. Poor, rural consumers spend between $8 and $12 per month for replacement lighting services, including candles, kerosene, dry cells, or battery charging. These sources of energy are dirty and inefficient, and on a per-kil
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