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    Blog posts tagged with 'coronavirus'

    (0) Keisha Apparel Business Owner

    Worldwide, the coronavirus pandemic has changed life and work for all. The three "D's" are the key. These are dedication, discipline and determination.The hardest thing for me in my business during the last few months of this pandemic was making th...
    (0) Contest winner Ebonie
    Congratulations to Ebonie who just won a $100. gift certificate for sending in her story of success during this coronavirus pandemic era. There are a few other Africa Imports customers that have told about how they have been both surviving and thriving in their business during the coronavirus lockdowns.
    (0) ~ Regina in Suisun City, CA
    This week we are adding some posts from other Africa Imports customers that tell how they have been both surviving and thriving in their business during the coronavirus lockdowns. Here is one customer's story.
    (0) Njih in Tampa, FL

    This week we will be showing some posts from other Africa Imports customers that tell how they have been both surviving and thriving in their business during the coronavirus lockdowns. Here is one customer's story. You can see more stories like this here.

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    (0) How is the virus changing the way your customers shop?

    According to the big consulting firm McKinsey, one of the biggest shifts emerging from Covid-19 "is the rising importance of neighborhoods" With lots of travel options shutting down, customers are buying from others in their own neighborhoods. Maybe this gives you the chance to grow your business ev...

    (0) Women in Africa survive difficult times with small amounts of money

    Sometimes even a small amount of money can make a big difference for someone. These women in Zambia work together to save and loan each other money. They work together to grow small businesses for themselves. During the coronavirus lockdowns, they have not been able to work or run their businesses t...

    (0) Helping people in need from coronavirus in rural Africa

    Kingfred is shown here (in a mask) with a group of women he delivered food to on Lake Tanganyika in Zambia. There is a lockdown in this area, so these people can not work, and run out of food. Your purchases with Africa Imports paid for this food and for transportation costs for Kingfred. Together w...

    (0) Congratulations to Lyn Smith: the winner of the $200 gift certificate for her efforts during the coronavirus pandemic

    Ms. Smith works at an Elementary Charter School as a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) Instructor. With the school closure and the StayHomeMN Order due to the Coronovirus-19 pandemic; she goes to the school twice a week to provide child care for Essential Workers. She made her...

    (0) Orphan children in Zambia helped during coronavirus lockdown

    The coronavirus lockdown has left many children in Africa with big problems. Alfred in Zambia was able to purchase and deliver this food to a small group of orphans in his area with money from Africa Imports sales last week.

    (0) Happy Birthday Veronica

    Veronica just celebrated her 50th birthday. Africa Imports has been involved with Veronica for many years now. She asked for a present to be given to these children. Because of coronavirus lockdowns in this area, these children were especially at risk for not having enough food. Here are some photos of the children receiving the gift, and a copy of what Veronica wrote back to us about it.

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