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Shannon's Ghana Go to Africa!

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BENEFITING: Saha Global

Shannon Swiger

THE STORY:

Hello! My name is Shannon Swiger, and I'm a recent graduate of MBA@UNC. This December I'll be traveling to Ghana with a team of volunteers through Saha Global to provide access to clean water and jobs for women entrepreneurs. I appreciate any help in making this trip possible! Your contributions will have a lasting impact on hundreds of people living in Northern Ghana. 

The Problem

  • In Northern Ghana, nearly half of the population lacks access to clean drinking water. 
  • People are currently drinking fecally contaminated water, which can cause diarrheal disease. 
  • Diarrheal disease is the third most commonly reported illness and 25 percent of all deaths in children under the age of five are attributed to diarrhea.

The Solution

Saha Global trains women in rural communities to solve their village’s need for clean water by providing business opportunities. All of the revenue from these businesses stays in the community and is managed by the women entrepreneurs. To date, Saha Global has launched 84 clean water businesses which serve 43,220. 100% of these businesses are still in operation today. 

What I'm Doing and How You Can Help 

I will be training community-appointed women to use alum and chlorine to treat the water they collect. Women entrepreneurs will sell the water for a nominal fee to their friends and neighbors. It's a WIN-WIN! 

To make this possible, I need to raise $3,000. Funds raised will pay for the start-up cost of a village’s new business, including:

  • Large drums that will hold the water during various stages of the process
  • Taps
  • Alum and chlorine tablets
  • A safe storage container for each household in the community to store the water. 

Offline Donations 

To avoid administrative fees, consider donating offline by mailing a check. Please include my full name - Shannon Swiger - in the “Memo” portion of the check. 

Saha Global

PO Box 225342

San Francisco, CA 94122-5342

Questions? 

Contact me at smswiger@gmail.com. 

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To This Fundraiser

$2,498

MONEY RAISED
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  • Jenny and David Kuten

    $50

  • Rienna Nuber

    $25

  • Katherine Fletcher

    $25

  • Eliot, Lisa and Jack

    $100

  • Beth & Brett Wanamaker

    $50

  • Mark and Katty Dotter

    $50

  • Bobby Bero

    $100

  • Aunt Deb

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Beaver

    $50

  • Brett and Emily

    $100

  • Dad and Doranne

    $100

  • Erin

    $100

  • Kaylor

    $30

  • Robb S.

    $50

  • Kurt and fam

    $50

  • Momma Connell

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Allie Tran

    $25

  • Marissa

    $32

  • Jacob and Natalie

    $70

  • Kati Everett

    $50

  • Wade Sewell

     

  • Will & Katie Gillespie

     

  • Arvind Pandey

    $51

  • Kim and Jeff

    $100

  • Lisa Mendes

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Mark Glazer

    $100

  • Joseph Fredi

    $100

  • Michelle J

    $20

  • John Angiolillo

    $15

  • Bryan and Palen

     

  • David and AnnMarie Meoli

    $50

  • Richardson

    $100

  • jai

    $200

  • Krista

    $40

  • Isida & Tom

    $50

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83% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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The Team: $2,498 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Isida & Tom

Isida & Tom

DONATION: $50

9 months ago

Krista

Krista

DONATION: $40

10 months ago

jai

jai

DONATION: $200

10 months ago

Richardson

Richardson

DONATION: $100

10 months ago

David and AnnMarie Meoli

David and AnnMarie Meoli

DONATION: $50

10 months ago

Bryan and Palen

Bryan and Palen

10 months ago

John Angiolillo

John Angiolillo

DONATION: $15

10 months ago

Michelle J

Michelle J

DONATION: $20

You're making MBA@UNC proud! 10 months ago

Joseph Fredi

Joseph Fredi

DONATION: $100

10 months ago

Mark Glazer

Mark Glazer

DONATION: $100

10 months ago