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A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words…

Spark Ventures partners with local organizations that help vulnerable children, with current partnerships in Zambia and Nicaragua. Spark's unique partnership model focuses on sustaining the organizations it works with. Spark's partners receive on-going training and consultation in areas of personnel management, infrastructure, organizational growth and...

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06 June
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The Poultry Farm Hatches New Success

The Zambian Poultry Farm has hit and surpassed quite a few milestones over the past months. After starting with 2,500 chickens, the Poultry Farm scaled production and welcomed 12,000 chicks last December. The farm’s strategic partnership with Zambeef - one of the largest poultry...

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22 April
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Lab Coats and Chickens

On our Partnership Trips, we spend the vast majority of our time with the children at Hope Village. Their smiles and laughter and friendship are so very powerful and memorable. But, there's another piece to the Spark story here in Zambia that we are overwhelmingly...

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26 January
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First few days in Nicaragua

Sunday, January 12th, 20147:00pm-ishLeón, NicaraguaSitting in a corner Italian restaurant, one of the few places open in León on a Sunday night, a number of thoughts pop up as I observe the people around me. To my direct right is what looks like a married...

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13 January
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Poultry Farm Expansion: An Update

Spark's Director of Partnerships, Lucy Jodlowska, is in Zambia for the next six weeks, supporting exciting developments at the poultry farm. Major progress over the next month will position the farm for a significant increase in both the number of chickens raised each cycle, as...

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01 October
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