Monday, February 26, 2007
US social investors to invest in community-based economic projects
Shared Interest creates the means for US social investors to invest in community-based economic projects that will not only create jobs, but also alternative models of control and ownership."
Shared Interest’s guarantee fund helps low-income South Africans–particularly blacks, women, and people in rural communities. Eighty percent of people who benefit from our programs are women.
Is Shared Interest successful?
Since 1994, when Shared Interest was founded, Shared Interest has helped more than 600,000 people in South Africa. Shared Interest built houses—more than 62,000 safe, affordable homes. Shared Interest created jobs—more than 12,000 jobs. Shared Interest launched small businesses—more than 6,000.
How can I help Shared Interest and people in South Africa?
You can learn more about the challenges and opportunities in South Africa. You can invest in Shared Interest’s guarantee fund. And you can donate to Shared Interest programs. Visit the “Join Our Partnership” page now!