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Africa in Me implementation Guide to NON African Entities
 

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This is a detailed document that can assist the Non-African LC's for Participating in Africa In Me.

This is a detailed document that can assist the Non-African LC's for Participating in Africa In Me.

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    • Powered by AIESEC in Africa www.africainme.orgMY AFRICA. YOUR AFRICA. OUR AFRICAAn opportunity to embrace Africa with heart wide open and a hands on attitude
    • Africa in Me and ActiveContribution ProgramAfrica is the worlds second-largest and second most populous continent, after Asia.Being the fastest growing economy, Africa is calling the world to contribute to its growth. Thiscontinent provides a unique opportunity for cultural awareness, innovative ideas, investmentand most importantly untapped resources.AIESEC in Africa presents “ Actively Contributing”, an umbrella projects under which are thefollowing program:¡  Youth employment¡  Health improvement¡  Youth leadership¡  Education¡  #5 area of impact This project is promoted through the “Africa in Me” Campaign. for more information on “Actively Contributing” you can visit our wiki: http://www.myaiesec.net/content/viewwiki.do?contentid=10218010
    • Africa in Me:Definition & Our Purpose¡  DEFINITIONAfrica in Me is a global branding campaign that aims to showcase the continent tothe world to make AIESEC in Africa the first choice destination for internshipsglobally.Africa in Me is based around an online portal, africainme.org, as well as a set ofactivities designed to engage incoming EPs during their stay in different countries inAfrica and allow them to explore African culture as well as document theirexperience for their origin LC, while showcasing on africainme.org.Africa in Me activities are:ePIC Moment | Untold Africa | EsSense | Activ8 Joy¡  OUR PURPOSE:Promote Africa as a first choice destination for internships in the AIESEC network bycreating a multidimensional image of African continent through stories of youthcontributing to impact the society
    • Africa in Me activities: ePIC Moment“Powerful African stories captured in images”Think about the pictures EP will take during your internship, each onecaptures a special moment on your journey but only one will stand out… itwill best capture the moment that EP will always remember from thisexperience.ePIC Moments requires EPs to tell the story behind thepicture of their choice, bringing it to life and sharing it withthe people back home. All LCs of AIESEC in Africa, will usethe images from ePIC Moments for promotion of Africanexperiences on africainme.org. EP will be supporting us inthis way to better portray what Africa truly is, breakingstereotypes and helping us build a new story; all this bydoing something as simple as sharing their point of viewthrough photo and the story behind it!HOW TO CAPITALIZE ON IT in YOUR LC:1) Select Africa in Me_ePIC moment responsible in your LCOGX Team2) Ask all your Eps sent to Africa to make pictures duringtheir experience3) Ask all your EPs to share their picture and briefly tell the story behind it to:epic@africainme.org4) Connect your Online channels to http://africainme.org/?page_id=615) Like, share and connect to Africa in Me Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/AIESEC.AfricaInMe
    • Africa in Me activities: Untold Africa“Stories to inspire”Non-governmental organizations and influential community leaders play akey role in building Africa’s future. Their stories often go untold but they caninspire us to play our role in building the future of our local communities.This activity require EPs to volunteer at an NGO or shadow an influentialcommunity leader for at least a day. During this day, EPs role will be to actas a reporter of what this people and organizations do and how theycontribute to the building of a better Africa. We expect EPs to create a shortvideo documentary as output, so that we can together get this stories out inthe open and start portraying a different face of Africa.Let their stories inspire and capture the experience to spread the voice andinspire others around the world. This will be shared and posted onafricainme.orgHOW TO CAPITALIZE ON IT in YOUR LC:1) Select Africa in Me_Untold Africa responsible in your LC OGX Team2) Ask all your Eps sent to Africa to compile and edit the material collectedin a max 5 minutes video3) Track your Eps in Africa to upload their video on youtube under the name:AfricainMe, Untold Africa, Name of the person interviewed, Country4) Track your Eps to send the link of the video to: story@africainme.org5) Connect your Online channels to http://africainme.org/?page_id=696) Like, share and connect to Africa in Me Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/AIESEC.AfricaInMe
    • Africa in Me activities: EsSense“Sensing the essence of Africa”In Africa we embrace life with a high sense of appreciation foreverything that allows to use our senses to truly touch and feel in ourbodies the experience of being alive.Your African host LC will provide the EPs with a database of localartists and craftsmen/women and will have a chance to organize anevent for the hosting community.The EP will be expected to become a reporter and capture on videoand pictures this special activities. The videos will be used toshowcase EP’s experience and what he/she has learned from theartist chosen. At the same time will help us share with the word theincredible beauty behind the art work of these remarkable people inour local communities.HOW TO CAPITALIZE ON IT in YOUR LC:1) Select Africa in Me_Essense responsible in your LC OGX Team2) Ask all your Eps sent to Africa to compile and edit the materialcollected in a max 5 minutes video and/or pictures3) Track your Eps in Africa to upload their video on youtube under:AfricainMe, Essense, Activity, Country4) Track your Eps to send the link of the video to: essense@africainme.org5) Connect your Online channels to http://africainme.org/?page_id=676) Like, share and connect to Africa in Me Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/AIESEC.AfricaInMe
    • Africa in Me activities: Activ8 Joy“Playing for a purpose”Sports and games is what unites communities by bringing peopletogether with a common goal in mind.  Providing joy and happiness tochildren is an added benefit and one that will make your experience ofAfrica complete.By taking part in Activ8 Joy, the EP will organize sportsevents for the local community. Another option will be toorganize fun days, comprising of games andentertainment for underprivileged children in our localcommunities.Share in the joy and capture this event forever byrecording a video and making pictures of the festivitiesto be shared with the local organising committee andthe people back home.HOW TO CAPITALIZE ON IT in YOUR LC:1) Select Africa in Me_Activ8 Joy responsible in your LC OGX Team2) Ask all your Eps sent to Africa to compile and edit the material collectedin a max 5 minutes video adn/or pictures3) Track your Eps in Africa to upload their video on youtube under the name:AfricainMe, Activ8Joy, Activity, Country4) Track your Eps to send the link of the video to: activ8joy@africainme.org5) Connect your Online channels to http://africainme.org/?page_id=716) Like, share and connect to Africa in Me Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/AIESEC.AfricaInMe
    • Africa in MeAmbassadorship ProgramThrough this program we want to select students and/or AIESECer who will beambassador of our Country in your entity partnering with us for ActiveContribution Program GCDP.WHY Africa in Me Ambassadorship Program:-  To Position Africa as first destination of your EP-  To showcase AIESEC Internship Opportunities through Cultural, artistic presentation-  To receive experienced EPs to support your EP recruiting-  To increase your Brand positioning on campus as a Global organization focused on Development and youth led positive impactWHAT do you need to do?•  Select the entities you would like to partner with to send your EPs for “Actively Contributing” internship in Africa•  Approach local media/PR/event management companies or organization to support you dealing with Africa in Me activities in your city and in your campus•  Open TNs for our Eps to come there and follow the guidelines in the next pages to structure 6 weeks GCDP program to position Africa in Me in your campus•  Once there, our EPs would work together with your local Companies and organization on Event Management to get professional skills as well as increase the positioning of Africa in Me brand as well as to directly recruit students In your campuses for them to be Eps for Active Contribution Programs TNs in our Country
    • Africa in MeAmbassadorship ProgramAfrican Eps activities in receiving entitiesWeek 1¡  Introduction to the local reality and to the partnering organizations¡  Preparation of presentation events: Institutional presentation (targeted to NGO’s, Corporate and Government) – Professional presentation + Presentation targeting students population (Roll calls, country chants)¡  Design content of craft classes and design promotional materials to launch the classes during the class presentation.Week 2 & 3¡  Deliver cultural presentation to university students and promote the craft making classes and announce the timeline.¡  The local committee prior to the arrival of African Exchange participants should arrange institutional presentations.¡  The content for the student presentation includes: Roll call – Chants; Presentation of the initiative – Story telling (Home away from Home campaign); Country presentation of the respective countries represented; Presentation of specific opportunities available in Africa; Launch of the craft making classes along with launch of competition for artistic creation.
    • Africa in MeAmbassadorship ProgramAfrican Eps activities in receiving entitiesWeek 4 & 5¡  Help local committee members to promote international internships in Africa and showcase the programs on-going in Africa.¡  Actively contribute in recruitment of exchange participants which is already planned by the OGX members of the LC¡  Organise and deliver OGX recruitment through African village where the African EP brings their traditional gowns and there is a stand where university student can wear them and do photo shooting.¡  Coordinate Events with external organizations and edit visual content to showcase it through social media channelsWeek 6¡  Craft making classes are held and end up on the announcement of the results of the artistic competition. Cultural evenings consist of cultural performances. (Music, traditional dance, cooking traditional dishes..)
    • Options of Timeline for activities ofAmbassadorship Program
    • Options of Timeline for activities ofAmbassadorship ProgramYou might decide to run the program together withneighbouring LC. Here is our proposal of calendar: LC1 LC2
    • BENEFITS ofAmbassadorship ProgramTO YOUR LC:•  Showcasing of African cultures to local students•  Increase OGX realizations to actively contribute to United Nations Millennium development goals by impacting Africa•  Attract new target of companies [PR, Journalist, Design, Photographer..]•  Contributing to ICX growth African Countries•  Changing the view and mind-set about Africa to find in our countries the best partner for growthOur REQUIREMENTs for QUALITY INTERNSHIP to our Eps:We require receiving entities worldwide to fulfil some minimum criteria in order to join ourprogram:•  Provide free accommodation and food to African Exchange participants•  Provide stipend to offset transportation costs within the country•  Allocate local AIESECers facilitating sessions and integration of African Exchange participant
    • MINIMUM GOAL ofAmbassadorship ProgramAfricainMe is an initiative aiming to establish win-win relationship among African Countries andeach entity of the global network. As such we propose to entities joining us to achievetogether:¡  Each African EP in your country is expected to recruit a minimum of 5 OGX EPs from the entity to participate in Actively Contributing GIP or GCDP TNs in Africa¡  Brand and position AIESEC local entity on campus as a successful partner for African development and a creative organization showcasing African culture and traditions
    • PROFILEs you can expect fromour Ambassador EPsGiven the elements of the Job Description of the EPs leaving your entity to be your brandambassador worldwide with your country partners, there are some specifics we look for whileselecting them.¡  AIESEC understanding and preferably at least some previous achievements during their AIESEC Xp¡  HR processes management knowledge and ability to deliver, specifically on Promotion, profiling, interviewing, screening, selection, induction¡  OGX processes management knowledge and ability to deliver, specifically on selection, raising, matching¡  Very good Presentation skills, English communication skills, networking skills¡  Event Management and promotional material customization [offline and online]
    • BE INVOLVEDFor any question you can contact us at:info@africainme.orgTo be part of Africa in Me implementation:Please fill the form to let us know you are implementing AiMactivitieshttps://docs.google.com/a/aiesec.net/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHNJTk9BZkhFbGstRzR4ZGpXU2xMVHc6MQWe will allocate a coach to your LC to give you all the supportneeded