Commercial Partners Title, LLC is proud to be a 2017 sponsor of OneVillage Partners, joining as a corporate partner and donor to the 2017 OVP Partner Breakfast held at the Minikahda Club in Minneapolis on Thursday, October 19th.
OneVillage Partners is a Minneapolis based non-profit that began working in Sierra Leone in 2005 following the destruction and devastation from civil war and the Ebola virus, and since that time has assisted nearly 24,000 people to develop healthier, vibrant, and engaged rural communities. Currently partnered with 13 communities, the cornerstone of their approach is that development must be community-led. They train local volunteer leaders to engage their community to identify their pressing needs, and then design and implement projects to address these problems.
OneVillage Partners has also developed a custom designed, picture-based women’s empowerment and financial literacy curriculum. Last year, 85% of participants in the ‘Nurturing Opportunities for Women’ (NOW) program met their personal financial goal and 100% of women reported an increased use of their voice in their family. The breakfast program highlighted some of these successes with an inspiring video recounting these accomplishments and the morning surpassed its’ ambitious fundraising goal and raised $165,701 for OVP’s work. Commercial Partners Title and its’ staff congratulates OneVillage Partners on a successful event and year!