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Meanly’s Family Farm

It was still morning on July 10th and we were already visiting our fourth Small Business Fund (SBF) family in Manyamula Village, Malawi. The morning started with me, Boyd (SIA Advisory Board member), and Canaan Gondwe (local SIA SBF Coordinator) in the truck, along with our driver, Mr. Mango. By the time we reached Chisomo Place, […]

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Making me happy: Savings Groups, Moringa, & the Unexpected

I started my morning today with one of the things making me happy this week: Moringa Green Tea! And from there I read a great article about local leadership in Liberia and then received an encouraging update from the new savings and loans group in Zambia. I guess you can say that there are a […]

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3 things and a newsletter

1. Fall newsletter is here! The newsletter is off to the printers! You can get early access to the stories and photos of local empowerment (in FULL COLOR!) by downloading a copy here. 2. Grant impact continues in Ghana In 1992, even before SIA was officially born, Del Anderson sponsored Newton Amaglo to learn about […]

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Local Action Shapes Lives in Ghana

“Even though you might not see face-to-face how lives are changing, I want to let you know that your support is transforming so many lives in our community,” began Alexander Kedje of Shape Lives Foundation, Ghana in a recent email to me. When we think of charity in Africa, big name organizations are probably the […]

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A Phone Call from Ghana

Ring, ring…. “Hello?” “Hello, it’s Newton from Ghana! The world just got a lot smaller…” So began my Skype conversation yesterday with Newton Amaglo, one of Spirit in Action’s partners in Kumasi, Ghana. Using Skype to “call” me for free online, Newton could see and hear me in real time! It was an exciting experience […]

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