Create 1 Cobbling Shop and 8 Jobs for Orphans

A microproject by Leadership Initiatives Vetted since 2010 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified


This Microproject will the change the lives of 8 Orphans, 5 potential employees and 32 family members in Birshi Nigeria. This Microproject will offer additional resources, training and support so Adbullahi's Shoemaker Shop can expand their business output employing more young individuals, in particular Orphans whom Adbullhali is currently caring for.

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Lack of social safety net for Orphans and school opportunities for youth in Birshi Nigeria.


Danliti's shoes have earned a reputation over his competition in neighboring states, and at times even receives orders from other nations. He has won contracts from multiple groups, allowing locally owned and operated institutions to invest money within the community.This has allowed Danliti to grow his business and hire additional employees, which has brought his business even more community support. Danliti will use this additional support to grow his workshop and hire Orphans as employees

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.


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Organization Information

Leadership Initiatives

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Marshall Bailly
Washington, DC United States

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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