Governance and leadership
Tamale, Northern Region
Future Connect Ghana (FCG) is an independent registered non-governmental and nonprofit organization based at the Upper East Region and operates in the northern and upper regions of Ghana. FCG fosters an integrated community development, expands living standards and support in the creation of sustainable communities. FCG prime slogan is “Expanding Horizons” for building sustainable communities through capacity building and services delivery to the deprived and marginalized people of the society.
FCG’s mission is to achieve an expanded capacity and opportunity where they live a better life, away from poverty, hunger and increased environmental stewardship, community economic vitality and social inclusions. FCG aims at expanding horizons by creating sustainable programs to promote youth in agriculture, increase livelihood by empowering women and girls economically, increase productivity and crop yield through scientific research and innovation and building sustainable communities. Recognizing the immense role of the youth in contributing to the agricultural revolution, it is imperative to fashion-out a long-term all-inclusive program that would appeal and inspire the youth to actively participate in agriculture as a career.
Our Vision and Goal
A country in which the youth are empowered in available opportunities to increase the economic vitality of the communities in which they live in.
The goal of FCG is to contribute in improving the economic vitality and the living standard of the vulnerable communities in Ghana through effective community mobilization, capacity building, advocacy & strengthening of institutions at the grass root level.
Future Connect Ghana is committed to building a strong community youth networks to drive the sustainable communities and poverty reduction agenda. Now is the time to seek alternatives and develop within constraints, thus FCG facilitates people in the rural communities to extract the capital necessary for community development in the three spheres that affect sustainable community development. We use our programme; Climate change and resiliency, Agriculture science research and innovation, policy and Advocacy, etc. to create the balance within the interplay of economic, social and environment (the three spheres). The program goal is materialized with a helping hand from members, donor agencies, Philanthropists, etc.
Kadiwaku Family Foundation works towards helping to address accessibility in all spheres of life and will empower persons with disabilities through the application of economic concepts and an entrepreneurial approach in order to enhance their quality of life and living standards.
In everything we do, we believe in a world where students can make better decisions for more healthy outcomes.
Paradise Valley, Arizona
To help low-income children, particularly homeless, foster, and orphan children and youth, achieve success and fulfillment and give back.
Helping kids has a three-generation history in Anne’s family. When an orphanage in which she had an interest folded, her grandfather took in five orphans and brought them up, with the help of her grandmother and aunt. As a little girl, Anne helped bathe, dress, and feed baby orphans at a children’s home and school her parents founded in rural New Mexico. A few years ago, one of those orphans paid her a surprise visit in Wisconsin.
Since starting her fund in 2004, Anne has volunteered with or supported a number of organizations for at-risk children, either personally or through the fund. “But,” she says, “I want to help more children.” Getting money to do this was the purpose of her World Record climb of Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2015 as an 85-years-young great-grandmother. It’s not as absurd as it sounds. Anne says, “I’m not a professional climber, but I have always loved hiking.” At 76, Anne climbed Pikes Peak and four other mountains over 14,000 feet. She has climbed mountains in the western United States and Mexico, as well as Ayers Rock in Australia, the Great Pyramid in Egypt and the pyramid in Mexico City.
In 2019, Anne plans to be the oldest person to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, again to benefit children and youth through building her foundation. She continues to train by climbing Mummy Mountain daily with her little dog, as well as other mountains around Arizona. Just before going to Africa, she plans to spend time in Colorado to acclimate to a higher altitude and climb taller peaks. Anne comments, “If I combine my love of climbing mountains with my passion for helping kids, what could be better?”
1. Children and youth will be shown their options and given the tools to succeed.
2. Children and youth will be given financial literacy classes to prepare them for success and other classes in line with their interests.
3. Children and youth will be educated in health and fitness and be encouraged to engage in outdoor activities.
4. Children and youth will be supported in seeking higher education or vocational training as suited.
5. Children and youth will be given personal and/or career mentors to help them reach their goals.
6. Scholarships for music, business, and advanced education will be offered.
7. Successful children and youth will pay it forward as volunteers or with donations.
1. Founder and team will undertake various appropriate endeavors to gain attention and money for the Fund. Founder will set a new record in 2019 as the oldest person to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro.
2. Experts will be identified and acquired for marketing and publicity.
3. Funds will be audited carefully to inspire confidence in the fund and its projects.
4. Appropriate and necessary reports will be prepared, filed, and disseminated.
5. The World Record will be documented and publicized to gain favorable attention and support.
6. Founder will speak whenever appropriate to raise attention and funds.
7. DVDs of the documentary and other items will be available for sale to support the cause.
8. Work will continue in building green, community friendly storage units to provide ongoing funds.
9. Four teens will be sponsored for CEOSpace Teen Program annually with full scholarships.
MILL VALLEY, CA
Prancing Ponies Foundation’s mission is ‘Creating Women Leaders One Girl at a Time’.
There are millions of organizations that service the ‘cradle to college’ path however, very few focus on the ‘college to career’ transition which is most critical to ensuring girls are prepared to step into corporate leadership roles as quickly as possible.
We provide 3rd year STEM girls the training to accelerate their careers into leadership positions. The training provided would normally take girls 5 – 8 years to learn on the job. We no longer want our girls to waste this time, so we train them before they graduate college on:
• How to run an affective meeting
• Preparing and give presentations
• Managing a budget and analyze a P&L
• Negotiating their salary
• …and receive monthly mentoring for the rest of their lives
In 2015, Prancing Ponies Foundation began with the goal to teach 1000 girls leadership skills by 2020, we will accomplish this goal through 4 programs:
Acceleration Workshops (Jan 2019): Held quarterly, these interactive workshops will provide our Academy graduates continuing education supporting their accelerated career growth to corporate leadership roles.
Champions Mentoring Program (Feb 2019): Allow mentors to register and provide detailed profiles for the areas in which they can help to create strong mentor/mentee relations.
3rd annual summer Leadership Acceleration Academy & Internship (June 2019): Graduates receive help with company placement, life-long mentoring and educational support.
Online Leadership Academy for high school girls (Sep 2019): This high school club takes the curriculum from our summer Academy and brings it to classrooms and after-school programs and allows us to reach thousands of underserved girls nationally.
Our dream is to see 250 Women CEOs running S&P 500 companies. We believe we can change the numbers of Women represented in leadership from a decrease of 25% in 2018 to an increase of 50% in the next 10 years.
The Prancing Ponies Academy is free to all accepted girls. This includes housing, stipends, technology, transportation, and other critical items. Support us today and watch your investment grow into a future Woman Leader!
World Harmony is a non-profit organisation, establishing Universal Comfortable Income to end poverty and income inequality in the world. We are people like you. By the year 2020 we want to have a full representation in all the countries of the world.