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AFFORD announced as Common Ground Initiative (CGI) Partner

We are glad to announce our partnership with Comic Relief as one of their Common Ground Initiative (CGI) delivery partners.

Comic Relief has announced five new delivery partners as part of the Common Ground Initiative (CGI), a programme set up to harness UK African communities’ ability to drive positive change in Africa. The new partnerships will receive a total of £4.7 million funding to help maximise the impact of investment by UK based African communities and champion women and girls’ rights.

Investment inlocal businesses across Africa has a vital role to play driving long-term economic growth - helping create jobs and build skills. African communities outside the continent are a key source of this investment and the CGI programme is funding new delivery partner, the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD), to encourage more investment in small businesses and build better links between business leaders in the UK and Africa."

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