April 11, 2011

Top 10 Ways to Support AGYA

We often get asked, how can I help? How can I support AGYA? Well, in March, we counted down via our Facebook and Twitter pages the top 10 ways you can support AGYA. Here are the top 10 ways you can support counted down again!

1. Make a donation here: http://www.stayclassy.org/charity/agya-international/c5297 OR visit our Blog and click the yellow donate link in the right sidebar OR mail a check to AGYA International, 1620 Centinela Ave, Suite 303, Inglewood CA 90302 USA

2. Become an International Volunteer, travel to Uganda and teach workshops with children or youth! We have hosted more than 60 volunteers from 5 countries...could you be next? Get more details here: http://amagezigemaanyi.blogspot.com/p/volunteer.html

3. Donate your airline miles! We can accept miles from every airline, including Delta, American Airlines, Emirates, British Airways, Turkish Airlines, KLM, Ethiopian Airlines, and more

4. Volunteer your professional skills for GOOD by becoming an AGYA Intern in one of the following areas: Accounting, Grant-writing/Research, Fundraising, Graphic Design, and Curriculum Development. Interns can work remotely & must commit to 10 weeks. Interested? E-mail resume & cover letter to AGYA Executive Director, Divinity Barkley Matovu at divinity@agyainternational.org

5. Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/agya_africa If you are already following us, shout us out with an @agya_africa mention so we can build our Twitter fan base

6. Make a donation to SEND A GIRL TO SCHOOL and indicate "Girl Program" in the memo. $100 pays 1 year of school fees for elementary school girl, $250 pays 1 year of school fees for middle/high-school girl. Donate by:

7. Send us your used items! Instead of throwing away your old cell phone or digital camera, consider donating it to AGYA! For our full wish list visit: http://amagezigemaanyi.blogspot.com/p/get-involved-with-agya.html

8. Sign up to donate your change to AGYA via SwipeGood. Just go to http://swipegood.com/charity/agya-international, sign up your card and at the end of each month, SwipeGood will round up each purchase to the nearest dollar, and donate the change to AGYA. You can also cap your monthly donations, so you‘re in complete control of the amount of money you donate each month.

9. Organize a bake sale, car wash, fashion show, art auction, poetry show, supply drive, or a dance party benefiting AGYA. Get creative!!! Before your event, contact us (amagezigemaanyi@gmail.com) to request hand-outs. After your event, contact us to make arrangements to send us the collected items or the money you raised.

10. Invite a Friend to Join Our Facebook Family. Do this by:
  • suggesting AGYA's page to friends
  • send the link facebook.com/agya.africa and tell people in your network to "Like" it
  • share the page on your Facebook Wall and/or Newsfeed