BENEFITING: SPARK MICROGRANTS
By joining Spark’s Monthly Giving program and becoming a Community Champion, you join an exclusive group of advocates around the world whose monthly investment make a significant change in the lives of families in East Africa.
Perks of being a Community Champion?
1) We'll send you behind the scenes updates from Spark's village partners in East Africa
2) You'll get special invites to Spark events in the United States and East Africa
3) You'll become a member of an exclusive group of change-makers
How much difference does your gift actually make?
- For just $5, you can support a family to attend a training on financial planning
- For just $10, we'll sponsor 50 women to attend a leadership training
- For just $15, we'll host a full community meeting
- $25 purchases one goat for a community agricultural project
- $50 provides one week of professional development training for a young university graduate
- $100 connects a village partner with local business experts to finalize their business/project plan
Spark has developed a unique community-strengthening process that enables villages facing rural poverty to effect local change. We have supported 150 villages across four countries to design and launch their own local projects with 94 percent project sustainability and 77 percent of communities launching secondary projects without Spark’s support.
Spark recruits and trains local graduates as facilitator fellows who work with up to five villages annually through a six-month facilitation process paired with a seed grant. Each village launches a project of their choice, such as a farm to improve food security and nutrition or a school where their children can learn and thrive. Spark’s approach is more than twice as cost-effective as big aid with twice the outcomes—for every one local project Spark seed funds, a community launches one independently with the skills learned from Spark.
It takes a village
to make an impact
We want you in ours - become a Community Champion today!
For just $15 a month, you can make an exponential impact for a village in East Africa.