Crowdfunding Seen as an Economic Development Engine for Africa


Crowdfunding is seen as a fuel for economic development for people in Africa to fund their business ventures and creative projects.

A bottom-up approach to funding, crowdfunding is especially beneficial to people in developing nations since the method is more sustainable; empowering communities and allowing individuals to contribute to their local economies and engine up economic development.

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