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United Nations Refugee Agency's Refugee-Led Innovation Fund Winner

To improve access to goods in the refugee settlement, Martin needs:



Empower Martin to bring essential goods to his fellow refugees in Bidibidi.



Join us on a transformative journey of community empowerment with "Bira-Bira 2nd G Shop", a remarkable initiative founded by Martin Mandela, a dedicated South Sudanese Refugee in the heart of Bidibidi Refugee Settlement. More than just a shop, this endeavor is a testament to the community-driven vision that seeks to uplift lives and foster positive change.

Mission and Vision: At its core, Bira-Bira is driven by a multifaceted mission. From ensuring timely access to goods for the residents of Village 11 in Bidibidi to preventing unnecessary expenses, especially on transportation, this initiative aims to bring essential items closer to the community. Moreover, it takes pride in delivering school materials promptly, providing family financial support, imparting business education to family members, and contributing to the overall development of Village 11.

Vision: The overarching vision of this community-driven venture is to extend goods and services not only to Bidibidi but also beyond, creating a ripple effect of positive change that resonates throughout the region.

Budget Plan: Your valuable contribution will play a pivotal role in realizing Martin's vision. The estimated budget covers essential items like sugar, soap, salt, gusto, biscuits, rice, coffee, soda, stationery, charging items, school materials, and more, ensuring the sustainability and success of Bira-Bira.

How You Can Make a Difference: You have the power to make a positive impact by supporting Martin's vision. Your generosity will empower this community-driven venture, fostering resilience, reducing inequality, and contributing to the well-being of the refugee community in Bidibidi and beyond.

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