Fundraising: Building Prosperity

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Clockwise: Melanie Popowich, team reviewing initial ideas for Fair Trade Zone, a view of the first building, and the staff from the Akuse office visiting the new building. We are exceptionally thrilled to share with our fantastic community that we FINALLY have a building on our land! Before we give […]

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TO OUR GLOBAL MAMAS COMMUNITY: First off, we want to check-in. How are you doing? We hope you are hanging in there. This is an unprecedented time for us all and we are all doing our best to navigate the changes each day. Please know we’re sending our love, and

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This month for Giving Tuesday (November 27th) our attention remains focused on the Fair Trade Zone (FTZ), a campus-style facility we are creating in Ghana’s Eastern Region to provide sustainable income opportunities for 200 craftswomen. Our vision is to create a model environment for ethical production following the principles of

Developing the Moringa Filtration System

Sophia Khan, Volunteer & Renae Adam, Co-Founder Rumor has it that Cleopatra took jars of shea butter wherever she went to keep her skin in tip top condition and it’s certainly true that it’s long been used for as a beauty product for hundreds, if not thousands of years across

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Paige Affinito, Intern With an average annual growth rate of 66%, Global Mamas faces the rare challenge that demand has outstripped production. Because our production falls short and orders go unfilled, expansion in sales has slowed organization’s overall pace of growth. To address this problem, Global Mamas initiated plans for

A health care professional from Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana providing screenings for interested producers in Cape Coast

Global Mamas recently embarked on the daunting task of developing a public fundraising campaign to help expand our seventh location in Prampram.

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One of Global Mamas’ many successes this season was that it received $9,500 in funding from the Australian High Commission for The Revolving Raw Materials Inventory Project. The application for direct aid for small projects was submitted in July of 2006 and the funds were received the following December.

Global Mamas: Making a Difference, Differently

Women in Progress had its first major fundraising event on April 8, 2006 at the Ghanaian Embassy in Washington D.C. Organized by former WIP volunteer Emilie Kimball and her parents Phil and Kathy, along with the help of Brooke Olster and many other past volunteers, the fundraiser spread the word about Women in Progress while celebrating in Ghanaian fashion.

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