In a nice single room, a lady stood busily braiding a young customer’s hair as they engaged in a serious conversation spiced with laughter. You could tell the conversation was friendly and the relationship built between them was cordial and respectful. On the shelves of the...Read More
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Mission Our mission is to partner with individuals and villages in sub -Saharan Africa so that they may reach their full potential through sustainable solutions.
Vision We envision a time when the villages we touch are prosperous, healthy and self sustaining and suffering has been relieved because of the micro-loans, community projects, training, education and technical expertise we have provided.
Values We believe that the human spirit has infinite potential when given the opportunity to thrive; we especially believe in the unique resourcefulness of local people to harness their creativity and innovation
– We believe that the human spirit has infinite potential when given the opportunity to thrive; we especially believe in the unique resourcefulness of local people to harness their creativity and innovation
– We act out of compassion and love guided by our faith in God that we are called to serve one another, especially the most vulnerable in the our global village
– We are committed to partnerships and collaboration: with individuals and institutions in the public and private sectors to leverage resources and maximize impact
– We maintain the highest standards of stewardship, transparency and accountability
The donation you make today will help us to to raise the standard of living in the communities that we serve. Your secure online donation will help fund our efforts to provide help and hope to one individual, one family and one village at a time.
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Opening Village Doors Foundation
1912 Lenawee Rd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
We thank you for your generosity. All donations are tax deductible.