4:00 AM, Jul 25, 2014
anthony westbury | st lucie county
What do 117 strangers in 11 countries on five continents, and 29 states in this country, have in common?
In the space of less than a week, they banded together to lend two Treasure Coast women they’ve never met enough money to buy $12,000 worth of new air conditioning equipment.
An international nonprofit created to help alleviate poverty by way of the Internet and the phenomenon of crowd funding soon will be helping struggling families on the Treasure Coast.
The non-profit Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) and 40 other state and local governments have completed more than 100,000 building upgrades since 2010, helping to save families and businesses over $730 million on utility bills.
St. Lucie County, FL, May 14, 2014 –
St. Lucie County, FL, May 13, 2014 – The Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) is honored to receive an invitation from the White House Business Council to participate in the Sustainability Roundtable scheduled for May 15th, in Orlando. The event is being held with Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and is co-sponsored by Voces Verdes and Business Forward.
- — @SolarEnergyLoan on @CDFI_Connect about @Kiva green loans in the U.S. Helping women improve their homes #crowdfunding http://t.co/jYIp7O8GFN — 2 days 13 hours ago
- — ⁰Florida CDFI Partners With Kiva http://t.co/UoqFeVGGJJ @SolarEnergyLoan @Kiva — 3 days 7 hours ago
- — Powerful story @SolarEnergyLoan client receives capital from 5 continents for green home loan @Kiva Crowdfunding http://t.co/f7tmjtLO0U — 5 days 14 hours ago