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The great State of Maryland will be hosting the African Diaspora Market 2015. The City of Silver Spring is now preparing for this great showcase coming up this Summer.  Details can be found on the Market Place website.

"The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Western Union have launched the third round of the African Diaspora Marketplace business plan competition (ADM III). Successful ADM III applicants will receive a matching grant of up to $50,000 and will have access to technical assistance and other support services.  

The ADM III website ( is now live and entrepreneurs are urged to go online and apply for this grant opportunity ( Note: In order to accommodate the anticipated volume of applications, we have extended the application deadline for the concept proposals to March 7, 2015" (African Diaspora Market Place).

This project was presented to the Governor's Commission on African Affairs for the State of Maryland and has received wide support and endorsement by all Commissioners who are also determined to ensure the word goes out to the community to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.

If you are just hearing about the Market Place through this email, you have 4 days to submit your project. Hurry and Submit by closing date June 7th.

Please visit the website today and submit your application. You just never know, this could be the breakthrough you have been waiting for.


Lady Kate Atabong Ndi, Governor's Commissioner on African Affairs, Maryland
Founder of Miss Africa USA Scholarship Pageant
Community Advocate for the Empowerment of Women and

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