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Self Help Africa's Fundraiser:

Team Self Help Africa San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon & 1/2

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BENEFITING: Self Help Africa

EVENT DATE: Jun 02, 2013

THE STORY:

On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 Team Self Help Africa will be running in the San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon & Half Marathon, raising funds for Self Help Africa. Your support is greatly appreciated! 

Self Help Africa is an international development agency that works to empower people living in rural Africa to achieve their economic independence.

This effort is focused on:

Food security

One in three people in Africa is hungry, and most of these hungry people live on small farms. We help small farmers to grow more food, by introducing new seeds or new crops; by encouraging irrigation; by providing advice on what to plant, when to plant, how to fertilize and mangage land. We believe that with inputs such as these, farmers will lift their families and communities out of hunger and poverty.

Developing entrepreneurs

We encourage farmers to grow new crops, to diversify, to trade their way out of poverty, and to develop 'off-farm' income. We support and organize into co-ops and producer groups, giving them greater help while they grow, and greater negotiating power after harvest as they sell.

Targeting our business and micro-credit programs at women

While women perform up to 80% of farm work in the developing world, their role in off-farm small business activity is also critical. Small increases in a woman's income have a disproportionately greater impact on the health and wellbeing of her family. Because of this, we support women to set up small businesses through a large network of credit programs, and we continue to offer support long after the loan has been repaid.

Helping farmers cope with the effects of climate change

Small farmers in Africa - where just 4% of agricultural land is irrigated - are among the most vulnerable to climate change. We work with farming communities to develop ways of adapting to the changes in rainfall patterns and in temperatures - through drought resistant or fast-growing crops varieties and the management of water resources - so that as growing patterns change, they can continue to produce enough to feed themselves and have a sustainable livelihood.

Self Help Africa - Food, and a future 

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To This Fundraiser

$16,890

MONEY RAISED
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  • Dhaval Patel

    $100

  • Alex Gewirtz

    $25

  • Karpenki

    $20

  • Dana Haviland

    $25

  • Bryan

    $20

  • Anne Semple

    $75

  • Andrew Kayvanfar

    $25

  • Sunny Kim

    $50

  • Lizzie "honey boo" fitz

    $100

  • Tory Hagin

    $50

  • Henderson Family

    $100

  • Ken Taga

    $10

  • Tricia and Alastair

    $30

  • Fritz

    $100

  • Auntie Sarah

    $200

  • Lynsey & Brian Magyar

    $50

  • Billy Pedas

    $200

  • Diarmuid "D" Egan

    $50

  • Eva Dubin

    $100

  • Frank and Marie Conenna

    $100

  • Mr. Finn

    $50

  • The Vargo Family

    $100

  • Leonard Pearson

    $100

  • Jeff & Karen Kirshner

    $100

  • Shushan Sadjadi

    $50

  • steve n

    $100

  • Tim Frankel

    $40

  • Richard Do

    $30

  • Alessandra G

    $25

  • Flo Grant

    $50

  • Stuart and Sam Shikiar

    $200

  • Eliza M

    $30

  • Hausen Family

    $200

  • Nancy Gurnea

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • joe ryan

    $500

  • carly & andy

    $125

  • Cuz Mikey

    $50

  • Dad

    $100

  • Tom

    $50

  • Maureen and Tim

    $75

  • Anna and Andrew

    $50

  • George of the Golden Door

    $200

  • Lisa & Ron Boyd

    $25

  • The Williams Family

    $100

  • Rupert

    $40

  • Janus

    $100

  • Ann & Harry O

    $200

  • Billy & Megan Balderston

    $40

  • Beth & Jeff Weisenberg

    $50

  • Will

    $100

  • Kaavya Patel

    $100

  • Andrew Litz

    $50

  • Dale family

    $40

  • Allison

    $40

  • Brita

    $75

  • Niall Mann

    $20

  • David Collinder

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Rich G

    $25

  • Terri

    $100

  • Ashley Moyer

    $25

  • Mike and Carole

    $100

  • Kush & Bindi

    $100

  • Rosa & Harmony

    $50

  • Mithal

     

  • Michal Segal

    $25

  • Patels

    $300

  • Becky

    $40

  • Tim

    $40

  • Andy Lovie and Mum's Cakes

    $200

  • Lakewood Bakery

    $100

  • Sheila & Alex Bibi

    $50

  • Peeps at 80's Happy Hour

    $150

  • Dan Geraghty

    $50

  • Aisha Rab

    $20

  • Ami K

    $25

  • Stephen Gayle and Lizzie and Banana

    $300

  • Gandalf

    $50

  • McGuinness

    $25

  • Nina Losorelli

     

  • Kelley Swain

    $25

  • OSITA'S DOG CHARLIE

    $10

  • Celeste Patton

    $100

  • Michael O'Grady

    $25

  • Izzie Gewirtz

    $10

  • Jessica Goldberg

    $40

  • Johanna Gordon

    $25

  • Scarlett and Mae Garceau

    $20

  • mike rochon

    $30

  • Jillian Campbell

    $25

  • Curley Care

    $100

  • Nick Vagelatos & Dan Royles

    $50

  • Susan and Mitchell Gidaly

    $100

  • Barbara Gunner

    $50

  • sarah mandell

     

  • Eileen

    $40

  • Aunt Patsy and Uncle Dave

    $25

  • Patti Anne Reilly

    $100

  • Michael Gidaly

    $1,700

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $16,890 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Nikki Chasin

Amount Raised

$3,790

 

108% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Catriona Gidaly

Amount Raised

$3,575

 

102% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jennie Bernstein

Amount Raised

$3,425

 

98% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kristen Assaiante

Amount Raised

$2,560

 

73% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dina Patel

Amount Raised

$2,160

 

62% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ashley Chandler

Amount Raised

$1,095

 

31% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kristen Schanck

Amount Raised

$285

 

8% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Self Help Africa

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Michael Gidaly

Michael Gidaly

DONATION: $1,700

2 years ago

Patti Anne Reilly

Patti Anne Reilly

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Aunt Patsy and Uncle Dave

Aunt Patsy and Uncle Dave

DONATION: $25

Great job can't wait to spend time with you this summer 4 years ago

Eileen

Eileen

DONATION: $40

4 years ago

sarah mandell

sarah mandell

4 years ago

Barbara Gunner

Barbara Gunner

DONATION: $50

Keep on running!Love and xxx's Grandma Barbara 4 years ago

Susan and Mitchell Gidaly

Susan and Mitchell Gidaly

DONATION: $100

Yeah Catriona !!!! Hope you have a wonderful run tomorrow! We love you !xoxo 4 years ago

Nick Vagelatos & Dan Royles

Nick Vagelatos & Dan Royles

DONATION: $50

Run, Cookie, run! 4 years ago

Curley Care

Curley Care

DONATION: $100

Good for you Dina! 4 years ago

Jillian Campbell

Jillian Campbell

DONATION: $25

4 years ago