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Post Date: August 3, 2016
Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is an initiative that was established by the President of the United States of America in 2010. YALI network provides virtual resources and vibrant physical spaces to equip young African leaders with the skills and connections they need to foster change in their communities and their countries

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Fish Farming Development Training for Argo-entrepreneurs

Post Date: March 24, 2016
Fisher Foundation is concerned with the youths of Nigeria, and as such we take it upon ourselves to train our youths the best way we can on the development of different skills and such includes Fish farming. The programme was comprised mostly of practicals, involoving interactions with the fishes, and how to Hatch, Rear, Process and

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I.C.T Training of Youths at Fisher Foundation

Post Date: March 18, 2016
As we all should know by now, I.C.T (computer) is the current way in which businesses and other ventures are

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Business Development for Young and budding Entrepreneurs

Post Date: February 19, 2016
A two day intensive training for young Entrepreneurs was carried out at fisher foundation. The training involved business development writing, proposal writing( Grant writing) and also training on how to start and own a profitable business in Nigeria. As we all know, the employment rate of the country is deteriorating and as such it will be advisable for youths to develop the ne

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Training of new Staff for Dewsat Services Limited

Post Date: February 12, 2016
The training of new staffs for Dewsat services Limited conducted at Fisher Foundation, was a 2 weeks program which involved intense

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Co-founder of Fisher Foundation, Charles Onu, is a Jeanne Sauvé Fellow

Post Date: July 27, 2015
Co-founder and head of Research and Development at Fisher Foundation, Charles Onu, is one of 12 young people - and the only African - selected from across the globe to participate in the Jeanne Sauvé Public Leadership Program 2015 – 2017.

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PMP Training

Post Date: June 23, 2015
In a capacity building move, Fisher Foundation is partnering with certified trainers to hold IT-based project management training. Training will kick off this June in 3 Nigerian cities: Calabar, Owerri or Uyo.

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NYSC Training Continues (2014 Batch B)

Post Date: August 29, 2014
Fisher Foundation for Sustainable Development in Africa has successfully trained 100 National Youth Corps Members of the 2014 Batch B Set in Imo State on Entrepreneurship Development and Fish Farming. This is in line with its youth empowerment initiative for recent graduates in Nigeria, which started with the 2014 Batch A corps members as first beneficiaries.

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Empower Her To Smile

Post Date: August 15, 2014
EH2SMILE (Empower Her To Smile) is the tag of the second phase of the Fisher Foundation's StainlessSmile Programme.The StainlessSmile Programme is a preventive health promotion project aimed at helping people have increased oral health awareness, motivate behavioral change, individually and collectively take concrete positive steps towards guarding against preventable diseases and accessing quality health care.

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Making Entrepreneurial Women

Post Date: August 1, 2014
For over 2 years the Fisher Foundation's Making Entrepreneur project has been providing teenagers and youths with relevant business skills required to thrive in today's fast-paced world. Beneficiaries are mentored in the idea development process, taught how to pitch and write business plans, and subsequently exposed to opportunities such as competitions, grants; inorder to actualise their dreams.

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National Youth Service Corps Partners with the Foundation

Post Date: July 24, 2014
In a development partnership between Fisher Foundation for Sustainable Development in Africa and National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Imo State, one hundred and twenty six (126) Batch A 2014 corps members of the have been trained in modern fish farming technologies.

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Fisher Foundation at Tech4Dev

Post Date: June 13, 2014
A representative of Fisher Foundation, Charles Onu, recently attended and presented at 3rd International Conference on Technologies for Development which held at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland between 4 - 6 June 2014.

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Fisher Foundation to Present at UNESCO's Tech4Dev Conference 2014

Post Date: May 29, 2014
Fisher Foundation's Research and Development Team, headed by Mr. Charles Onu, have been invited to present their work on "Harnessing Mobile Technology in the Diagnosis of Perinatal Asphyxia" at the UNESCO Technologies for Development Conference 2014.

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Fisher Foundation's Research Head Receives Fellowship

Post Date: May 16, 2014
The IEEE Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT) has on this day 16th May, 2014, awarded Charles Onu a SIGHT Fellowship to take part in International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC) 2014.

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Fisher Foundation trains 51 Youths on Business Plan Development

Post Date: December 21, 2013
In partnership with ENACTUS Federal University of Technology, Owerri, we trained and inspired 51 youths in South-eastern Nigeria. The core theme of the seminar was on Business Plan Development. The seminar exposed the participants to the best practices in putting up a business plan based on the audience/readers of the plan.

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Co-founder of the Fisher Foundation, Kevin Ekwenwa is an Ashoka Fellow

Post Date: November 11, 2013
We are happy to let you know that Kevin Ekwenwa is now an Ashoka Fellow in the field of Economic Development/Agriculture

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Launch of the Fisher Foundation

Post Date: September 1, 2013
This is to announce that the Fisher Foundation for Sustainable Development in Africa has been formally launched as a non-governmental organisation in Nigeria. The foundation is aimed at developing and driving innovative solutions to critical challenges facing developing countries today. Fisher Foundation is a research-based NGO and comes up with solutions through structured investigation and project development.

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