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He says that Philanthropy University was life-changing for him, and helped him better understand the social sector.

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Africommunity Technology Development Center
Nigeria
https://africommunitydev.org/

Africommunity Technology Development Center has impact more 5,000 people. In 2016, the organization collaborated with Abia State Ministry of Health during MNCH Week that vaccinated more than 4,000 children against infant mortality and initiated school de-worming program that provided vitamins and de-worming drugs that were used in to vaccinating children under the age of 5.

Prior to Africommunity Technology Development Center, he collaborated with Abia State Ministry of Health in vaccinating more than 4000 children against infant mortality during MNCH Week. He initiated a de-worming program that provided vitamins and de-worming drugs to children under-five.

His experience also includes the implementation of youth empowerment programs on information technology skills. In addition, he has trained secondary school girls on digital skills, which inspired and prepared them for online education.

Philanthropy University Courses Taken:

Global Social Entrepreneurship, Leadership Ten Rules, Fundraising and Donor Connection, Financial Model for Social Enterprise, Essential of Non Profit strategy, Organization Capacity Assessment [OCAT]

Ongoing courses: Advocacy, Project Management, Girl Centered Design, Monitoring and Evaluation

Learning from Philanthropy University: 

These courses have been life-changing for me. They have opened my eyes to how the social sector works. I received a certification from the Philanthropy University powered by Berkeley-Haas initiative ” “How to Scale Social Impact.” This has built my confidence in pursuing our mission.

Philanthropy U’s programs have increased my knowledge, especially Essentials of Nonprofit Strategy. I have learned how to design a theory of change and improved my project proposal skills. Now, I can draft grant proposals to receive funding from our U.S.-based donors. I now stand tall in pursuing pursue my dreams.

 

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