HOME   NEWS   SPORTS   OBITUARIES   CALENDAR   SHOPPING SHOW   LISTEN   CLASSIFIEDS   CONTACT
Currently
34°
West Liberty, OH

Local fundraiser spurs growth in West Africa

L to R: Jones, Tiendrebeogo, and NicholsonTwo local business owners teamed up during Lent to raise funds for Kingdom Investment International in Bellefontaine.

Don Jones of Kingdom Fish in Rushsylvania and Rob Nicholson of the Marketplace Cafe provided tilapia sandwiches at the Marketplace.

The fundraiser was called “The Fish of a Lifetime” sandwich.

All of the profits from the 280 sandwiches sold, $1,700, was donated to Kingdom Investment.

The money will provide microfinance loans to small business entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso, which is a country in West Africa.

Half the money will fund widows setting up businesses in Burkina Faso.

The remaining funds will support entrepreneurs.

Kingdom Investment CEO Jean-Paul Tiendrebeogo was in Burkina Faso earlier this month.

Comments
feedback surveys
Become our Friend
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Make us Your
Homepage


This site was created by RiverBender.com
Copyright © 2017 Peak of Ohio
PeakOfOhio.com · WPKO 98.3 FM · WBLL 1390 AM
1501 County Road 235, Bellefontaine, OH 43311-9505
Phone 937-592-1045 · Fax 937-592-3299 · EEO Report