Our 7 current partners

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Givology is an Internet online giving marketplace for education that leverages small dollar donations to support grassroots projects and student scholarships in the developing world. Givology has been a Cercle Social's partner since September 2011.

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H.C.B.E, the High Council of Beninese Abroad, is the primary partner for Cercle Social students sponsorship program. Click HERE to see the list of sponsors of H.C.B.E

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AllPeopleBeHappy foundation seeks to build a world in which all people can be happy by attacking poverty as a primary cause of unhappiness. The foundation supports innovative efforts to combat poverty in the developing world. The foundation has supported Cercle Social's computer training program since August 2012.

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The mission of Chegoun Production is to assist African artists in developing their careers abroad. The company is the founder of Danxome Drumming and Dancing, an educational program that brings drumming and dancing traditions of Benin to greater New York City. Chegoun Production's show Frankau Kultur has featured several board members of Cercle Social to present the educational projects of the non-profit. From the High Council of Beninese rally hosted in Chicago in May 2016 to the fundraiser Art Gallery in New York; Chegoun Production has been a strong advocate for Cercle Social mission in the US.

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’PAY’’ is a platform that connects young African entrepreneurs living in the United States with institutions that can support and expand their development projects for Africa. Following the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals Agenda 2030 by the United Nations, the Power African Youth Initiative (PAY) is a vehicle for transforming the resolutions into concrete action. In April 2016, Cercle Social was selected to pitch its project to the Power African Youth Initiative entrepreneur drive at the African Union Headquarters in New York City.

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I'm a portrait and documentary photographer focused on creating powerful still images that tell narratives of hardworking individuals. It is my goal to empower viewers to think about the universal conditions that affect humanity and to promote positive change in their communities.
I take on issues of resiliency, strength and hope, using trust with my subjects as well as an intimate approach to storytelling. It's my goal to honor my subjects as much as possible and that viewer's feel as close as possible to the people in the stories.

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One-2-One, was opened on March 11, 2004 out of a mutual passion for live music by the owners, Gregg and Destinee Ware. One-2-one Bar offered Cercle Social a free venue to host a live music fundraising event in Austin, TX in June 2013. The purpose of fundraising was to promote gender equity by increasing girls access to education in Benin by using the raised funds to pay for girls school tuitions.
Our 6 previous partners

United States

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. is a regional chain of variety stores in the United States. It is headquartered in Matthews, North Carolina. Family Dollar Stores, Inc. donated a set of computer to Cercle Social's school programs in Benin.

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Benin Info is a well-known source of news and media about Benin. The organization has helped Cercle Social with advertising since October 2012.

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African Love International is incorporated as a nonprofit organization in Omaha, Nebraska. ALI’s primary goal is to provide financial support to existing non-profit organizations in Africa through fundraising and sponsorship. Cercle Social was the 2013 recipient of the African Love International "(A.L.I.) Award".

France

Africamites is a nonprofit whose main objective is to promote education in Africa through several achievements including the construction of schools, libraries, computer rooms as well as training and other conferences around various themes. The organization has supported Cercle Social's computer training program since August 2012.

Australia

The Yoke Project facilitates interaction between non-profit organizations and individuals using Twitter as a communication tool. They help non-profit organizations take advantage of the significant and numerous benefits of creating and maintaining a Twitter account for FREE. The Yoke Project has been a Cercle Social's partner since November 2011.

United States

The Goodwill Globetrotting goal is to make philanthropy fun and easy by helping travelers around the world to conveniently make meaningful contributions to charitable organizations in the countries they visit. Cercle Social partnered with The Goodwill Globetrotting in October 2011.