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Innocent Ukomba

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Can donor funding really fix African challenges, or should we empower African communities to address their own challenges?

Charity gives but does not really transform. For a very long time, donor assistance has been chanelled through to Africa and that really hasnt changed much. Could it be possible to birth a generation of people who are willing to be empowered with means of generating income that eventually get channeled back into communities for purposes of delivering renewal and transformation? How do we get communities to participate in the engineering of a promising future both for the continent and individual nations?

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  • Feb 16 2013: Like an addiction no matter how many times someone tries to help eventually only the abuser can help themselves. Thus only when individuals start to expect more for themselves then eventually collectively everyone will come into agreement for a change. This is more than just about money it is about changing Africa's mindsets for long term sustainability and that includes cleansing of political corruption. There is enough money in Africa for Africa to succeed but the wealth disparity issues need to be addressed from a different angle.

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