Johnson City, Tennessee ‐ January 19, 2012
Develop Africa and Shuttlerock today announced a partnership that will raise the bar to establish meaningful and sustainable development in Africa. When a customer purchases one of the custom designed Develop Africa t‐shirts they are now directly contributing to facilitate and establish meaningful and sustainable development in Africa through capacity building, empowerment and transformational education. Customers will be able to browse the Develop Africa range of t‐shirts and are able to purchase t‐shirt’s that not only look good but also benefit a wonderful cause - http://www.shuttlerock.com/
Develop Africa is involved in a range of programs in Africa supporting education, microfinance and small businesses, job skills / leadership development training etc. Develop Africa make a difference by providing books, school and teaching supplies, and scholarships. Additionally, they help provide job‐related training to youths. The organization also helps businesses by providing training and start up or growth funds.
“Develop Africa is excited about this partnership opportunity to work with Shuttlerock. Through this partnership people around the world will have the opportunity to support our varied programs in Africa ‐ including microfinance, skills and computer training and education. By purchasing a shirt, you will be making a difference and helping to change lives. We encourage all friends and supporters to promote this through their social networks.
We look forward to a long relationship with Shuttlerock ‐ through which people interested in making a difference internationally will join us in effecting change in Africa. “‐ Sylvester Renner, Co‐founder and President, Develop Africa.
Shuttlerock is a creative fundraising powerhouse working with global causes to raise awareness by harnessing the power of technology, designer merchandise and social media. Based in Christchurch, New Zealand‐ Shuttlerock operates its’ printing facility from Portland, Oregon USA and a further facility is soon to be available in Tokyo, Japan.
"We at Shuttlerock are very excited with this opportunity to work closely with Develop Africa to assist them in raising awareness and funding for their great cause. Shuttlerock uses the power of social media, the global design community and the personal billboard ‐ the T‐shirt, to achieve these goals. We want to free these organizations from the burden of fundraising, and allow them to concentrate their energy and passion on their causes." – Jonathan Hendriksen, CEO Shuttlerock Ltd.
Develop Africa is a 501c3 nonprofit organization working to establish meaningful and sustainable development in Africa. Shuttlerock is a creative fundraising powerhouse working with global causes to raise awareness by harnessing the power of technology, designer merchandise and social media.
Design are available for purchase at http://www.shuttlerock.com/
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Develop Africa is a 501c3 non-profit organization working to establish meaningful development in Africa. We are involved in a range of programs supporting education, microfinance and small businesses, job skills / leadership development training.