At Agape Marketplace we want to offer the power of an e-commerce marketplace, but with a charitable twist that gets people excited. Our goal is to bring a change in the way people interact with one another-not only physically but spiritually or emotionally. When people hear the word Charity they get a sense of purpose because they are fighting for a cause, bringing a sense of personal fulfillment, and knowing that they made a difference-no matter how small of an impact. When people hear of a terrible accident, no matter where in the world they are or who is affected, it sparks something inside one another: the willingness to help. Sometimes people can’t physically help, so we want to provide a service that allows people an option anywhere in the world. We are also allowing our service for all types of organizations, and will welcome all religions. We want to provide a global brand, as we expand, that everyone will feel welcome to use and support.
Technology has shaped the world into something that no one could have imagined in the past. Everyone is connected to some form of electronic device and is constantly flooded with news about the terrible things that are happening in the world. Whether it is a natural disaster or the latest war/conflict. It is up to us, those who have been blessed with so much to help others who are not as fortunate. Many people go their whole lives not taking things for granted, or have shunned themselves from other parts of the country or the world and are living their lives with next to nothing. Some of us in the world have items we either have two of, or would rather just throw away and not deal with them. That is the sort of philosophy and mindset we are aiming to change.
We want to bring charitable organizations, and the world, closer together through the power of e-commerce.
Description of Business
Agape means Charity, Love, Generosity, Goodwill, and so much more.
Agape Marketplace is an online auction platform where a portion of every sale is donated to a charitable organization that the seller selects from a list of verified organizations. This is something other sites offer as an option after they take their fees, we want to make it a requirement and we are taking a smaller portion. That percentage of the sale will be taken off the top, half of this percentage will be donated to charity and the other half will go to our operating costs. We will constantly be updating our selection of charities and will encourage our customers to suggest new ones that are meaningful to them. Doing it this way will build a stronger relationship with our customers, rather than just posting all available charities that may not even be donated to. All our charities will be those that will actually be supported.
Agape Marketplace is bringing back the online auction marketplace to what its original goal was, which was to help connect others in a place where they could conduct business in a respectful and easy to use environment. Unlike today, where people are skeptical because they don’t know the other party’s true intentions when conducting business. We will provide a safe and secure website that will require anyone that wishes to be a seller, they must first verify their Payment Processor account (PayPal to start). This will ensure fewer disputes between sellers and buyers. Buyers will not be required to have a PayPal account.
We have seen just how much money is being put into the pockets of rich CEOs and we want to put that money where it belongs, helping charitable organizations and local churches.