My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Social Development International (Sodeit), Buea, , Cameroon
I have been working with SDI for nearly 3 years. It has been a wonderful experience. I have had the opportunity to develop projects, create proposals and learn how to fund-raise for a great cause.
My favorite thing about SDI is its culture. SDI promotes openness, communication, and creativity and everyone's opinion matters as we all have the same goal and motivations. Being surrounding by like-minded people who are interested in serving poor communities and helping them to become self-sustaining is the most rewarding fulfilling feeling.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Each quarter the board gets together to review all of the progress that has been made. We look at the funding and talk about what we did with it. Hearing that 5 mothers were able to start businesses with our micro-credit, pay back the micro-credit and feed their families is more than enough to keep us motivated to continue.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
SDI is a new group and often times volunteers are engaged in their own personal work and family lives so I would say that we need more volunteers and more organization. Since our members live in various countries, organization and time management can be a challenge that can lead to slow progress.