My Business, My Community is a cause of My Arms Wide Open that responds to the specific needs of each community using the fundamental principles of small business loans and professional support services to create a solid platform for future development and growth. The needs of each community shape the types of enterprises that are established, ensuring sustainable demand. My Arms Wide Open’s small business banking rates are lower than other similar programs and support the entrepreneurs in growing their businesses effectively. The program provides ongoing professional business services as the small enterprise grows. GirlStuff.Period™ is a business that My Arms Wide Open is supporting in this cause.

THE PROBLEM

My Business, My Community is a cause of My Arms Wide Open that responds to the specific needs of each community using the fundamental principles of small business loans and professional support services to create a solid platform for future development and growth. The needs of each community shape the types of enterprises that are established, ensuring sustainable demand. My Arms Wide Open’s small business banking rates are lower than other similar programs and support the entrepreneurs in growing their businesses effectively. The program provides ongoing professional business services as the small enterprise grows. GirlStuff.Period™ is a business that My Arms Wide Open is supporting in this cause.

THE SOLUTION

My Arms Wide Open is working with GirlStuff.Period™ to raise $45,000 to provide 2,500 girls with underwear and re-usable menstrual products that will enable them to stay in school. And, this funding will also support the start of GirlStuff.Period™ a business that will employ up to 10 women who will make re-usable menstrual pads and underwear, thereby helping even more girls in the future. By providing a few basic supplies we can empower these bright, resourceful and community-minded individuals to break the cycle of poverty and strive toward their highest potentials.With your help raising $45,000, we can make a change for women in South African and their communities.

Supporting Stronger Communities in South Africa

The My Arms Wide Open® Foundation provides support for mothers, children, and youth in South Africa, as well as in indigenous and aboriginal communities in other parts of the world, to create and manifest sustainable, autonomous and responsible businesses and economic activity within their communities.

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Supporting Stronger Communities in South Africa (2)

The My Arms Wide Open® Foundation provides support for mothers, children, and youth in South Africa, as well as in indigenous and aboriginal communities in other parts of the world, to create and manifest sustainable,autonomous and responsible businesses and economic activity within their communities.

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Supporting Stronger Communities in South Africa (1)

The My Arms Wide Open® Foundation provides support for mothers, children, and youth in South Africa, as well as in indigenous and aboriginal communities in other parts of the world, to create and manifest sustainable,autonomous and responsible businesses and economic activity within their communities.

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"It is my belief that it is the courageous of heart who choose to do what is uncommon in thought and action who will spark the creation of a global community that lives in harmony with compassion and understanding, birthing the cradle that will sustain all life into the future."

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