#FundingSolutions | CANIE MICRO-GRANTS

$5,000 CANIE MICRO-GRANTS brought to you with our Micro-Grant partner, UPS Welcome to the application process for the CANIE Micro-Grants. We have heard your frustrations around accessing funding and set up our application process to be as easy and quick as possible. Our goal is to get $5,000 to...

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#SisterhoodSolidarity | How Women in Rural India Turned Courage to Capital.

❝Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.❞ — Maya Angelou   “When bankers refused to serve her neighbors in rural India, Chetna Gala Sinha did the next best thing: she opened a bank of her...

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#BWPWBookClub | Black Food – Stories, Art, and Recipes From Across the African Diaspora

“Mouthwatering, visually stunning, and intoxicating, BLACK FOOD tells a global story of creativity, endurance, and imagination that was sustained in the face of dispersal, displacement, and oppression.” — Imani Perry, Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University.   ABOUT BLACK FOOD A beautiful, rich and groundbreaking book exploring Black...

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#FundingSolutions | Joint Loan Program by Alterna Savings and BDC

Joint Loan Program Eligibility Criteria: Community Microfinance and BDC Eligible Groups Black entrepreneurs – Applicants must self-identify as being of African or Caribbean heritage and must have at least 51% ownership interest in the business Social (for profit) entrepreneurs – engaged in a business that uses a creative and...

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#SisterhoodSolidarity | Women in Agriculture: Meet Buchi Onakufe.

The Ontario Greenbelt Organization beamed a spotlight on a member of the BWPW Co-op Community: Buchi Onakufe. (Culled from Ontario Greenbelt) “Meet Buchi Onakufe! ⬇️ Microbiologist, owner, and lead farmer of Akachi Farms: a sustainable near-urban agriculture enterprise in the Ontario Greenbelt. Every day, Buchi plays an important role...

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#SisterhoodSolidarity | Power in Unity: Meet the Kenyan Women Cooperative That Pooled Their Contributions to Build a 5-Storey Apartment.

Written by Samuel Abuya (Culled from African Global News). It is widely said, and agreed, that iron sharpens iron. This can be said of a Kenyan women group which pooled their cash to put up an apartment with at least 100 rooms and are now Landladies. This group from...

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