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May 29, 2013

Create 20 New Jobs With Our New Leaders Project

Dear Amazing Leadership Initiatives and Respective Donors,

Because of your generous donation, Leadership Initiatives has gotten closer to launching a new microproject training program for LI leaders who cannot travel to their offices in Bauchi. This project encompasses a new satellite class for those who have life-changing ideas but do not possess the resources to become part of the current Bauchi training program. Looking at the big picture, the microproject will help cultivate independent leaders as well as assist individuals and their communities develop the necessary connections to resolve local problems such as the high unemployment. LI will help these potential leaders and their respective societies understand that ideas can emerge and be actualized using existing community resources. Through such guidance and training, LI will encourage and aid the new generation of innovative, resourceful leaders to improve the outlook of their neighborhoods, regions, and overall nation.

Our students create novel solutions firmly grounded in principles of social entrepreneurship. We have previously created in Bauchi, Nigeria businesses in: fish farming, welding, tailoring, motorcycle repair & computer education with job placement. Currently, through enacting this new satellite training program, LI will be able to extend its programs to surrounding Northern Nigerian communities. Consequently, this microproject allows new businesses to form outside of Bauchi State boundaries and will help to achieve regional change.  

Because of you and your generosity, we have been able to continue our efforts and 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.

Leadership Initiatives will be regularly providing updates and insight into these projects as the month's progress through GlobalGivings reporting program. Of course, at anytime you can request a project update to learn up to date info on how this project is progressing. 

As a supporter of “Create 20 New Jobs with our New Leaders Project,” Leadership Initiatives would love to have you involved if you ever want to help grow our programs, learn of ways you can participate or have new ideas on how to develop our programs please contact me at mbailly@leadershipinitiatives.org. Your hard work and intelligence is the greatest gift we could receive as we attempt to create a better world. 

Thank you once again from the bottom of everyone's heart here at Leadership Initiatives. If you would ever like to speak to our staff on the ground, a project leader, one of our Business Alliance student participants, we would love to set up a Skype chat for you, so you can personally see the change you are creating. 

Wishing you, your family and your friends the absolute best!

Sincerely,

Marshall

May 2, 2013

Incredible donors help empower young leaders

Tailoring Program
Tailoring Program

Dear Amazing Leadership Initiatives and Respective Donors,

Because of your generous donation, individuals and communities throughout Bauchi State have been able to forge the connections necessary to solve local problems using existing community resources. This has created a new generation of innovative, resourceful leaders poised to catapult their neighborhoods, regions, and nations forward. Donor contributions made it possible 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. Leadership Initiatives partners with local government and business leaders to renew democracies on a grassroots level by cultivating self-reliant leadership. Lastly, Leadership Initiatives approaches the problems of underdevelopment by empowering communities to address their own needs, which will and eventually aid in making Nigeria a stronger and more democratic nation.

Our students create novel solutions firmly grounded in principles of social entrepreneurship. We have previously created in Bauchi, Nigeria businesses in: fish farming, welding, tailoring, motorcycle repair & computer education with job placement. Currently this project will help train new community electricians, tailors and cobblers who will open up new shops and new businesses, initiatives, cattle and poultry farming.

Because of you and your generosity, we have been able to continue our efforts and 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.

Leadership Initiatives will be regularly providing updates and insight into these projects as the month's progress through GlobalGiving's reporting program. Of course, at any time you can request a project update to learn up to date info on how this project is progressing.

As a supporter of “Create 150 Jobs in two years in Northern Nigeria”, Leadership Initiatives would love to have you involved if you ever want to help grow our programs, learn of ways you can participate or have new ideas on how to develop our programs please contact me at mbailly@leadershipinitiatives.org. Your hard work and intelligence is the greatest gift we could receive as we attempt to create a better world.

Thank you once again from the bottom of everyone's heart here at Leadership Initiatives. If you would ever like to speak to our staff on the ground, a project leader, one of our Business Alliance student participants, we would love to set up a Skype chat for you, so you can personally see the change you are creating.

Wishing you, your family and your friends the absolute best!

Sincerely,

Marshall

Fish Farming Business
Fish Farming Business
Welding Business
Welding Business
Computer Education Busines
Computer Education Busines
Carpenter Business
Carpenter Business
Auto Repair Business
Auto Repair Business
Apr 29, 2013

Fundraising Success!!!!

Dear Amazing Leadership Initiatives and Respective Donors,

Because of your generous donation, jobs will be created for young men and women who face physical disabilities in Bauchi State and now enter the photo industry!! Currently, life for these individuals is especially difficult because they endure several social stigmas in a region where unemployment is already high. Due to their situation, they are frequently reduced to begging in the streets in order to survive. Through your funding a new print-shop will be created, which will be employed with disabled individuals in Yelwan, Nigeria. This project will disprove the common belief that disabled individuals cannot maintain employment or learn complex skills. With proper training, these disabled men and women will be given the opportunity to live independently.

Our students create novel solutions firmly grounded in principles of social entrepreneurship. We have previously created in Bauchi, Nigeria businesses in: fish farming, welding, tailoring, motorcycle repair & computer education with job placement. Currently, through funding this print-shop, the disabled community leaders will be able to undertake extensive computer training sessions and receive a personal computer with basic business and financial training as part of the program. This project will become a beacon to those with disabilities, and demonstrate that they can hold jobs and own businesses with hard work and determination.

Because of you and your generosity, we have been able to continue our efforts and 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.

Leadership Initiatives will be regularly providing updates and insight into these projects as the month's progress through GlobalGivings reporting program. Of course, at anytime you can request a project update to learn up to date info on how this project is progressing. 

As a supporter of Leadership Initiatives would love to have you involved if you ever want to help grow our programs, learn of ways you can participate or have new ideas on how to develop our programs please contact me at mbailly@leadershipinitiatives.org. Your hard work and intelligence is the greatest gift we could receive as we attempt to create a better world. 

Thank you once again from the bottom of everyone's heart here at Leadership Initiatives. If you would ever like to speak to our staff on the ground, a project leader, one of our Business Alliance student participants, we would love to set up a Skype chat for you, so you can personally see the change you are creating. 

Wishing you, your family and your friends the absolute best!

Sincerely,

Marshall

 
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