Leadership Initiatives has received funding for a new Leadership Program that will create at least 7 new businesses and create 20 new employment positions. Leadership Initiatives would like to offer these programs additional training to give the businesses a more powerful edge to create change within their communities. The goal is to offer a business that will be needed not only by local community members but has specialized skills that will be needed by a region.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
This Regional Business Education Program Center in Bauchi will offer classes to to teach leaders financial, personal and business management. It will also be able to serve as a resource for problems and questions that will arise. In essence this program will provide a 2nd year of regional business training allowing businesses that are currently successful to open up new shops in the surrounding region changes hundreds of lives.
How will this project solve this problem?
Develop independent profit-generating businesses that serve as models for growth in surrounding communities. Project beneficiaries fill voids in the local economy while improving their families' health, education and financial stability.
Potential Long Term Impact
Develop independent profit-generating businesses that serve as models for growth in surrounding communities. Project beneficiaries fill voids in the local economy while improving their families' health, education and financial stability. Previous leaders have sent their brothers, sisters and children to school, helped invest in new businesses within the community, offered new services to community members such as the disabled, establishing infrastructure for the future growth of Nigeria.
Total Funding Received to Date: $6,972
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $6,972 . The original project funding goal was $7,572.
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