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Africa on the Ball launches microfinance programme

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Africa on the Ball launches microfinance programme

Scottish charity launches an innovative new programme aimed at eradicating poverty in the Gambia. 

Africa on the Ball are delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new programme. Our new innovative poverty eradicating microfinance programme will be launching in the Gambia in May 2017.
Microfinance is a source of financial services for entrepreneurs and small businesses lacking access to banking and related services and has grown in popularity across the world – helping to give people a hand up, not a hand out.

Here is a short film about how microfinance works:




We are very positive about these steps for the charity and our first formal involvement in developmental work outside of Zambia. With the support and advice of Gambian Prince Sankanu, we have taken the necessary and appropriate steps to ensure this a sustainable project which makes a real difference to Gambians’ lives. [This article has been edited by the Operating Team]

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 11:00