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Oliver commented on MODERN AFRICAN MARRIAGES

The project intends to help pay in part or in full the dowry which is usually $5000 and a maximum of $50000 for weddings. this will help the couple save the money and time in planning, some money can also be put in a money market fund to earn income monthly through compound interest. it will help the married/unmarried couples to have income even without jobs and it will act as a safety net for the young family until they find suitable jobs or start a business. The social implications for this idea is to change the way tradition expects the young men to provide for everything and in essence share the responsibility between the young men and women by equal contribution. the cultural implication will be accepting that young men and women have an equal responsibility in marriage and might face some resistance from the church and in some communities in order to protect the man's integrity and Ego's