is the new name of our 2011 iLEAP International Fellows.
Since departing Kenya on July 2nd, just two days after holding the workshop on social innovation and leadership at the Great Rift Valley Sports Club in partnership with TEARS Group Kenya, iLEAP just received an update from Raphael of TEARS stating that the E.A. Social Innovation Forum members came together in their first independent meeting. [...]
Dear iLEAP Community, We are so proud to share with you an outstanding annual report from iLEAP International Faculty, Betty Kagoro (UGANDA IF’09). Since returning home to Uganda in 2009, Betty pursued her dream and began her own organization focusing on youth empowerment. Congratulations to Betty and everyone who has helped to ensure a very [...]
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A Message from Betty Kagoro: Greetings from Kampala. I’m pleased to inform you that TEU has bee approved by the Uganda NGO registration Board!!!! I recieved a call from the secretary to the NGO Board and am scheduled to go and pick the certificate on Monday next week. It has taken a whole year to [...]
After completing the iLEAP International Fellowship in 2009, Betty Kagoro returned to Uganda determined to start her own nonprofit empowering boys and girls in Uganda. Betty started Teen Empowerment Uganda and it is thriving. Most recently, TEU organized a writing campaign to the President of Uganda to promote youth leadership and civic consciousness especially around [...]
iLEAP Board member, Jim Gore, recently traveled to Zambia where he spent 3 weeks working with Paul Samba, the Principal of Chipembi Farm College. Paul came to Seattle in 2009 and participated in the iLEAP International Fellowship. In this video, Paul reflects on his experience with the Fellowship and how it has had an affect [...]
This week, iLEAP says goodbye to two of our staff members–the Brothers Cleveland, Peter Zdrojewski and Nolan Masterson. Many of our international participants had a very hard time distinguishing between the two–both from Cleveland, both photographers, both about the same height and build, with the same sense of thrift store fashion. Peter has been working [...]