Create 15 Jobs and save lives Fish-farming

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Create 15 Jobs and save lives Fish-farming
Create 15 Jobs and save lives Fish-farming
Create 15 Jobs and save lives Fish-farming
Create 15 Jobs and save lives Fish-farming
Create 15 Jobs and save lives Fish-farming
Create 15 Jobs and save lives Fish-farming
Create 15 Jobs and save lives Fish-farming
Dec 3, 2012

Expanded Fish-farming - Fully Funded

Dear Amazing Leadership Initiatives and Respective Donors,

Recently, Leadership Initiatives created its first fish-farming program in Birshi Nigeria. This program created jobs for ten subsistence farmers, and allowed them to save countless lives by offering affordable mudfish, which helps solve the vitamin B deficiency issue in the surrounding communities. Because of your generous donation, the Birshi Fish-farming group will now attempt to expand their program to new regions of their state saving lives, creating jobs and building community infrastructure by attacking malnutrition with affordable food. There has been erratic rainfall over the course of several years, which have left farmers with drastically reduced harvests. Many of the villagers in Birshi Nigeria are now suffering from malnutrition, which includes the previously mentioned severe vitamin B deficiencies. Additionally, village infrastructures have deteriorated due to a lack of resources with which to make repairs. The Birshi Fish Farming expansion project will replicate the success of Birshi by creating new fish farming in surrounding areas and by creating jobs.

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 expanding Birshi Fish Farming, there will be an increase in an affordable source of Vitamin B to their region. This project will also create fifteen new jobs, which will teach the individuals new farming techniques. These techniques include utilizing used fish water and rain retention to rebuild their damaged farming areas. Furthermore, fish not large enough to sell will be distributed to the sick and the elderly, which will save more lives.

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 15 Jobs and save lives Fish-farming", 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 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!



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Leadership Initiatives

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Project Leader:
Khalifa Lawan
Programs Manager - Nigeria
bauchi city, bauchi Nigeria

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