Leadership Initiatives

Leadership Initiatives (LI) renews democracies on a grassroots level by cultivating self-reliant leadership. We help individuals and communities forge the connections necessary to solve local problems using existing community resources. In the process we train a new generation of innovative, resourceful leaders poised to catapult their neighborhoods, regions, and nations forward.
Literacy Training to Transform Lives
 
$61,080
$6,920
Raised
Remaining
Leadership Initiatives business owners have transformed their communities by creating fishfarming projects to feed the poor, electrical shops to create and bring power back to villages, welding programs have created and rebuilt dilapidated homes. This was all accomplished by young community leaders and business owners who do not speak English but Hausa and have had problems expanding their changes to new neighborhoods because of a language barrier, this project will break that barrier down. project reportread updates from the field
Create 100 Jobs in Nigeria in 2015!!!
 
$73,200
$16,800
Raised
Remaining
Leadership Initiatives (LI) approaches the problems of underdevelopment by empowering communities to address their own needs. LI partners with local government and business leaders to provide promising individuals with entrepreneurial, leadership and project management training. These young leaders then identify obstacles to development within their own communities, design workable solutions, and create sustainable business models to overcome those obstacles. project reportread updates from the field
Create 20 Community Owned Businesses In Nigeria
 
$35,275
$10,725
Raised
Remaining
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. project reportread updates from the field
Connect young innovators with business in need!
 
$67,255
$22,745
Raised
Remaining
The Leadership Initiative's International Business Alliance Program (IBAP) is designed to let high school students effect real change in the world, while at the same time providing valuable tutoring and experience to prepare them for college. The Leadership Initiatives accomplishes this by matching each IBAP participant up with local business leader s in Northern Nigeria to help them solve local development problems they encounter. project reportread updates from the field
Create 150 Jobs in two years in Northern Nigeria
 
$155,657
$14,343
Raised
Remaining
Leadership Initiatives (LI) approaches the problems of underdevelopment by empowering communities to address their own needs. LI partners with local government and business leaders to provide promising individuals with entrepreneurial, leadership and project management training. These young leaders then identify obstacles to development within their own communities, design workable solutions, and create sustainable business models to overcome those obstacles. project reportread updates from the field
January 2014 Regional Business Education Project
 
$6,972
$600
Raised
Remaining
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. project reportread updates from the field
Make Bauchi Glow Again with Electricity
 
$8,030
$1,220
Raised
Remaining
Makaranta was plagued with failing infrastructure that has left homes and entire blocks without access to electricity. Constant repairs must be made by electricians and Muhammed able created his own electrical shop to bring power back to his village and his family by creating the communities first electrical repair shop that serviced only his village but a 20 mile radius giving these areas in many cases for the first time light. Now help him expand his program to new areas in Bauchi!!! project reportread updates from the field
Create 120 Jobs and 10 new business in Nigeria
 
$59,752
$0
Raised
Remaining
Leadership Initiatives (LI) approaches the problems of underdevelopment by empowering communities to address their own needs. LI partners with local government and business leaders to provide promising individuals with entrepreneurial, leadership and project management training. These young leaders then identify obstacles to development within their own communities, design workable solutions, and create sustainable business models to overcome those obstacles. project reportread updates from the field
Create 75 Full Time Jobs in Bauchi, Nigeria
 
$26,097
$0
Raised
Remaining
Leadership Initiatives (LI) approaches the problems of underdevelopment by empowering communities to address their own needs. project reportread updates from the field
Create 40 New Jobs & 3 Businesses in Nigeria
 
$28,615
$0
Raised
Remaining
Leadership Initiatives (LI) approaches the problems of underdevelopment by empowering communities to address their own needs. LI partners with local government and business leaders to provide promising individuals with entrepreneurial, leadership and project management training. These young leaders then identify obstacles to development within their own communities, design workable solutions, and create sustainable business models to overcome those obstacles. project reportread updates from the field

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