USAID and Western Union Announce Official Launch of the African Diaspora Marketplace III Business Plan Competition

Launch reception to be hosted by the H.E. Liberata Mulamula, Ambassador of Tanzania to the U.S. at the Embassy of Tanzania

For Immediate Release

Monday, October 27, 2014
USAID Press Office
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U​.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Western Union announces the official launch of the third round of the African Diaspora Marketplace (ADM III), an initiative that promotes sustainable economic growth and job creation in Africa by supporting African diaspora entrepreneurs.

To mark the launch of ADM III, H​er​ Excellency Liberata Mulamula, the Ambassador of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United States, will host a reception in collaboration with USAID and Western Union on Monday October 27, 2014.

Established in 2009 by USAID and Western Union, ADM aims to encourage sustainable economic growth and employment by supporting African diaspora entrepreneurs. ADM entrepreneurs are individuals with demonstrable connections to or experience in Africa, and who have innovative and high-impact start-ups or established businesses on the continent.

Who:

H.E. Liberata Mulamula, The Ambassador of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United States
Linda Etim, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Africa, USAID
Barbara Span, Vice President, Global Public Affairs, Western Union
Eric Guichard, Chief Executive, Homestrings

What: Reception to Launch the Third Round of the African Diaspora Marketplace (ADM III)
When: Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: The Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania
Tanzania House
1232 22nd Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20037

Last updated: October 27, 2014

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