Weʼve raised £250 to Help A 22 Year Old Entrepreneur Fulfill his Dream with his family in Nigeria
- Funded on Monday, 6th August 2018
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How would you live on £20 per month..? Pretty hard to fathom here in the UK but when a 21 year old reaches out to you for help and begs you to give him the time of day just to hear him out what would you do..?
Well, when Propalz (Progress) Chijioke reached out to me, I thought another scam? Someone faking their situation? Well after running my own businesses for 10 years and being in the marketing industry for 20 years. I know how to research people and find out if they're B.S.'ing me.
He explained how he had 5 siblings, father had died, his mother couldn't cope and he was the main earner in the household at £20 per month.
I pushed back and eventually came to the conclusion after speaking to some people I knew here in the UK about life in Nigeria, they confirmed my suspicions but also agreed with my process of elimination and reasoning to support "Progress".
My goal is to raise £1000. To help "Progress" start a business in Kano, In Nigeria. Selling donated and second hand clothes. My aim is to help educate him (So I will also be sending him books to read) on what it's like being a Business Owner and generating your own income and creating your own future. Without having to be held hostage by his poor circumstances, corrupt government in Nigeria and the limited Opportunities his country offers him and its people.
With the money raised I will send clothes donated by friends and family by air freight so he can begin the process of selling them and making more money. And eventually fulfill his dream of traveling to the UK and USA to experience life outside of Nigeria.
I welcome your support and donations and if you have any questions please get in contact with me to help support this worthy cause to support another human asking for help.
Please donate where you can in amounts of £10, £20 and £50+
Below is a picture of Progress and his siblings plus his mother.
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Leon Streete started crowdfunding
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May 31, 2018
Really appreciate what you're doing for this guy abroad, you're changing his life forever and the community he supports. Amazing to be a part of this, thanks for sharing the opportunity to serve.
Apr 24, 2018
More than happy to support you Leon! Great what you are doing!
Apr 24, 2018
When a brother asks for help, it's the least I could do. Let me know if there's anything else I can do to assist you, it would be my pleasure to help you impact this persons life forever. :0)
Robin Watson - the-plume.co.uk
Apr 23, 2018
Sorry it's taken a little bit longer than expected but The Plume is happy to make a donation and wish Chijioke every success. Please keep us updated with his progress.Much respectRobin
Apr 10, 2018
Apr 8, 2018
A fantastic cause Leon. It's a privilege to be supporting :)
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