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2019 WORLD CLEANUP DAY

World CleanUp Day (World CleanUp Day is an International activity where volunteers and partners worldwide will come together to rid our planet of trash by cleaning up litter and mismanaged waste from our market, rivers, forests, and streets).

MAMA Initiative NG was privilege to also organize the event in Kano State, Nigeria which took place at KASUWA RIMI on the 21st September, 2019 and was partnered by several other organizations.

It should be noted that we received great support from the management of Refuse Management and Sanitation Board (REMASAB) whose staffs were on ground all through.

Quick Data:

  1. A total of 70 waste bags were collected
  2. Approximately 56 persons participated in the exercise to include the community Youths
  3. Sensitization was done.

OUR CHIEF PROGRAM OFFICER BAGS A MASTERS IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) FROM DANGOTE BUSINESS SCHOOL, BAYERO UNIVERSITY KANO.

Opeyemi Emmanuel Akinfaderin, Chief Program Officer, The Mentor and Mentee African Initiative (MAMA Initiative) who is also a young sales executive with years of experience running into 8 years was on Saturday 15th June, 2019 awarded a Masters degree in Business Administration b one of Nigeria’s foremost business schools, Dangote Business School, Bayero University Kano.

Opeyemi prior to this degree holds a first degree in economics from the Ondo State owned institution, Adekunle Ajasin University and with lots of on hands trainings that has further exposed him to real life situation of the cooperate business world. For his passion for humanitarian services he founded an Initiative “The Mentor and Mentee African Initiative” whose core focus is on advocacy for quality education, health, SDGs and building Human capacity around vocations. He has since the set-up of the initiative trained, empowered and provided a living for 50 direct and 120 indirect persons. The project is on-going.

He was also appointed country coordinator, SDGsACT Nigeria in January 2016 a position he hold till date and has been able to create a credible awareness for the organization.

His professional skills and interest in developing human relations has seen him succeed in his primary place of employment Premier Lotto Limited, where he is regarded as one of the most outstanding salesman amongst colleagues. Opeyemi is your man for proper orientation on communication, negotiation, leadership and motivation.

He is married with a daughter.

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE. . . The Other Way of Being Kind

Hi Friends and Family of the Mentor and Mentee African Initiative (MAMA Initiative)! I promised sharing with us bits of our last gathering so here it is. Yipee!

MAMA CONNECT HUB (Designed to be a leading social-economic gathering of youths were issues around development will be discussed and solution analyzed).

Our April 2019 Topic was “Emotional Intelligence. . . The other way of being kind

Emotional intelligence is the capability of individuals to recognize their own emotions and those of others, discern between different feelings and label them appropriately, use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior, and manage and/or adjust emotions to adapt to environments or achieve one’s goal(s).

Mr. Ahmed Adekunle (Facilitator) further advised that we consider both ourselves and others while making some decisions. He did this using the table below to analysis situations;

MINDFULNESS

EMPOWERMENT

SELF OTHERS
SELF-AWARENESS

·Filter

·Consciousness of ability to choose emotions, beliefs, behavior, and Action.

SOCIAL AWARENESS

·Intent vs impact

·Perception shifting

·Understanding others

·Organization and community awareness

SELF-MANAGEMENT

·Change beliefs and behavior

·Choosing emotions

·Deciding and acting

RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

·Influence

·Conflict management

·Collaboration and cooperation

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EASTER THE SEASON OF PEACE

Every year Christians Worldwide celebrate Easter and specifically the Catholics celebrate it to mark the end of the lent period  (40 days fast).

The celebration starts on a Friday which usually is called good-friday which indicates the day Jesus was crucified and buried.

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