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African townships through microlending, microfranchising
and asset based community development.
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May 2012
Hearsay Magazine, Dalhousie Law School

April/May 2012
SA Franchise Warehouse Magazine article

May 8, 2008
Lend to End [Povery] - A fundraiser for the Townships Project

May 20, 2007
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May 7, 2007
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2006 Tip to Tip
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April 16, 2005
Pedal power
MacKay, Mary
Length : Long ( 1565 words )
Chislett, who is on the Tip to Tip for Africa organizing committee, may be thinking...

May 2, 2005
A little pedal power can get you from Tip to Tip
Mackay, Mary
Length : Long ( 1068 words )
Chislett, who is on the Tip to Tip for Africa organizing committee, may be thinking...

May 5, 2005
Tip to Tip event approaching
It begins at North Cape on May 20.

May 20, 2005
Fifty cyclists ride trail Tip to Tip for Africa
Length : Medium ( 324 words )
"This thing is just going to be incredible," Deacon says. "You should see the sweatshirts...

May 20, 2005
Fundraisers need bathroom breaks
Length : Short ( 132 words )
The route is as follows: Friday afternoon: North Cape to Tignish to St. Louis, Alberton...

May 21, 2005
No insect worries, just frost on Tip to Tip ride
MacKay, Mary
Length : Medium ( 515 words )
"It was not so much a tumble as a slow motion roll," Meheshwari explained of...

May 24, 2005
Aching limbs and long days fail to dampen these cyclists
MacKay, Mary
Length : Medium ( 688 words )
This moment was a long time coming for bikers of lesser leg power, namely me...

May 24, 2005
We made it!

May 25, 2005
Weather creates esprit de corps among Tip to Tip cycling friends
MacKay, Mary
Length : Long ( 725 words )
"If this was snow, it would be a blizzard," I opined to the breakfast group...

May 26, 2005
Townships Project loans another way of drafting
MacKay, Mary
Length : Medium ( 606 words )
point halfway through the last 60-plus-kilometre leg on the fourth day of the Tip to Tip for Africa fundraiser, which was in aid of the Townships Project to

June 6, 2005
Tip_to_tip for Africa
Length : Brief ( 49 words )
Armando Knowles, 13, his mom, Lorna Hutcheson, as well as his younger sister, Yolanda Hutcheson, and his father, Jay Knowles, played a cycling game of leap frog all along the...

July 7, 2005
Seeing the spirit of this country at work
Length : Short ( 206 words )
The four-day, three-night Tip to Tip for Africa raised more than $17,500 to make...

October, 2004
A Day In The Life of Sibongile Ndubaza (in PDF format)
In a feature article, Marian Botsford Fraser chronicles a day spent with Bongi, our general manager, in East London, South Africa. Reproduced with permission from The United Church Observer.

February 2000
Big Congregations Helping With Small Banks
Reproduced with permission from The United Church Observer.

December 24, 1999
South African Townships Dignity is Restored
The Mdantsane Project Lends Money to Give Start_up Businesses a Fighting Chance by Cathy Dunphy. Reproduced with permission from The Toronto Star Syndicate.


Reports


November 15, 2012
Donations Letter (in PDF format)

November 1, 2011
Donations Letter (in PDF format)

November 1, 2010
Donations Letter (in PDF format)

November 28, 2005
Donations Letter (in PDF format)

November 15, 2004
Donations Letter (in PDF format)

October 2004
Summary Profile of the Eastern Cape
Micro Finance Enterprise (ECMFE)

June 23, 2004
Archbishop Tutu Letter (PDF)

June 3, 2004
Report on South African Visit (May 9 - 19, 2004)
to the Townships Project Board


February 18, 2004

Operations Report to The Townships Project
Annual General Meeting


November 12, 2003
Update on Progress

August 11, 2003

Ms. Sibongile Ndubaza's Visit to Canada

January 1, 2003
Mdantsane visit from Rev. Sean Allen


News & Events News

2017 January/February SA Franchise Magazine Article
March 28, 2017
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2016 Annual Giving Letter
March 28, 2017
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2015 Annual Giving Letter
January 5, 2016
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