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  1. 1. Lara BaldaufInternational Program Management InternHaiti<br />
  2. 2. Personal Background<br />Education<br />Experience & Community Involvement<br /><ul><li>Marketing Specialist
  3. 3. DC 10 Ambassador
  4. 4. Monthly Volunteer
  5. 5. Member since 1987
  6. 6. Mission to HôpítalSaíntCroíx</li></ul> Leogane-2010<br /><ul><li>Mission to Wings of Hope </li></ul>Fermathe- 2011<br /> Class of 2003<br />B.S. Business Administration: Integrated Marketing & Communications 2008<br />Strengths = Connectedness, Learner, Ideation, Intellection & Input<br />
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  10. 10. “HPCD created a platform for rich and poor to connect by placing all of us on the same level. We were all primarily entrepreneurs, whether rich or poor.”<br />Local Business Affiliate: HPCD- Haitian Partners for Christian Development <br />Ralph Edmond: Farmatrix CEO <br />Founded 1989- $2,000 & 3 employees<br />2010- $2,000,000 & 82 employees<br /><ul><li>“HPCD created a platform for rich and poor to connect by placing all of us on the same level. We were all primarily entrepreneurs, whether rich or poor.”
  11. 11. “Even though I may have only ten businesspeople who will stand with me, we will stand together as part of the solution for Haiti.”
  12. 12. “If we build strong families we can build a strong nation. The care you put into building your family is what you will do to build your country.”</li></li></ul><li><br />
  13. 13. Our Beginning<br /><ul><li>In 1994, Partners Worldwide was established to respond to the question:</li></ul>“How can businesspeople be a part of the <br /><ul><li>solution to end poverty?”
  14. 14. This question was raised by a group of businesspeople visiting a community development project in Kenya.</li></ul><br />
  15. 15. Vision<br />Business as ministry for a world without poverty.<br />Mission<br />Encourage, equip and connect business and professional people in global partnerships that grow enterprises and create sustainable jobs, transforming the lives of all involved.<br />Ernso Jean-Louis<br />Owner Red Star Market<br />Port-au-Prince, Haiti<br />
  16. 16. PARTNERSHIPS<br /><ul><li>We fight poverty through Partnerships that </li></ul>facilitate Business Mentoring.<br /><ul><li>What is a Partners Worldwide Partnership?</li></li></ul><li>A Partners Worldwide Partnership<br />
  17. 17. Local Business Affiliate (LBA)<br /><ul><li>An LBA is a group of (Small and Medium </li></ul>Enterprise) business owners who agree to our <br />mission, vision and values. <br /><ul><li>These local business champions and their </li></ul>networks care about their communities, know <br />the business environment, and can build on <br />local resources. <br /><ul><li>The LBA works to reduce poverty by promoting </li></ul>the growth and development of sustainable <br />businesses in their community.<br />Haitian Partners for Christian Development board of directors<br />
  18. 18. Global Business Affiliate (GBA)<br /><ul><li>A GBA is a group of three or more Christian </li></ul>businesspeople that desires to walk alongside <br />an LBA. <br /><ul><li>Members of a GBA provide business training, </li></ul>business coaching, encouragement and <br />prayer support to the LBA. <br />LBA-GBA connection at the Partners Worldwide 2010 International Business Conference, Grand Rapids<br />
  19. 19. Why Partnerships?<br /><ul><li>They break the long-standing pattern of “givers” and “receivers”.
  20. 20. They establish two-way relationships forged for the advancement of </li></ul>God’s kingdom and the eradication of poverty through job creation.<br /><ul><li>They foster ownership, innovation, and cross-cultural dialogue.
  21. 21. They provide access to knowledge, experience and expertise </li></ul>(business and technical) that would not otherwise be available.<br />Loan recipient, Talanta Finance, Uganda<br />
  22. 22. FOUR POINT APPROACH<br />1. PARTNERSHIPS-- The heart of our work is the relationships we create. Through our “Business Affiliate -to-Business Affiliate” framework for partnership, we link North American businesspeople with businesspeople in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and the U.S.<br />GBA-LBA engagement via New Jerusalem Business Network<br />Gonaives, Haiti<br />
  23. 23. FOUR POINT APPROACH<br />2. TRAINING & MENTORING-- We facilitate mentoring relationships that actively apply the experience and business skills of mentors, matching the strengths of business with the world’s great needs.<br />Business training, Gitithia Rural Agro-Finance Group, Kenya<br />
  24. 24. FOUR POINT APPROACH<br />3. ACCESS TO CAPITAL-- Access to affordable capital is a challenge for growing businesses. We join with locally established loan institutions to make capital available to businesses in our partnerships.<br />Business Seva, Hyderabad, India<br />
  25. 25. FOUR POINT APPROACH<br />4. ADVOCACY-- Businesspeople in the Partners Worldwide network learn about the complexity of poverty and development through long-term involvement. As a result, we feel called to work on and support policies that provide a more level playing field for business in developing contexts.<br />
  26. 26. Values<br />The driving force of all our work is that every human being is created in the image of God. This truth is the foundation of the values we use to shape our work. Our values are: <br /><ul><li>Exceptional Service
  27. 27. Innovation
  28. 28. Never Give Up
  29. 29. Walk Alongside
  30. 30. Embrace God’s Calling
  31. 31. Contagious</li></li></ul><li>Current Results<br />As of June 30, 2010 PW has:<br /><ul><li>39 connected partnerships
  32. 32. 45 LBAs in 20 countries
  33. 33. 39 GBAs from North America
  34. 34. 16,852 client businesses involved in our LBAs
  35. 35. 1,922 jobs created
  36. 36. 20,742 jobs retained
  37. 37. $1.25 million in loan funds disbursed
  38. 38. 217 GBA business mentors
  39. 39. 464 LBA business mentors</li></ul>Member business, Red de Profesionales de Negocios, Nicaragua<br />
  40. 40. How Will I Be Involved?<br />International Program Management Intern: Haiti<br /><ul><li>Assess the mentoring and training needs of both Partners Worldwide and member businesses;assist in training sessions
  41. 41. Assist in the organizational development and growth of the LBAs
  42. 42. Gather narratives and profiles on LBA leaders and other member businesses
  43. 43. Assist in standardizing the monthly and quarterly reports and communication
  44. 44. Facilitate/translate communication between LBA and GBA
  45. 45. Assist in project management to implement a website and/or other marketing tools for the 100,000 Jobs for Haiti Initiative</li></li></ul><li>100,000 Jobs For Haiti Initiative<br />Vision<br />100,000Jobs in Haiti by January 12, 2020<br />Mission<br />The Haiti 100,000 Jobs Coalition connects, engages and equips<br />businesses,NGOs, churches and partnerships that grow enterprises for sustainable job creation. <br />Values<br /><ul><li>Partnership:Walk alongside
  46. 46. Haitians first
  47. 47. Local empowerment by utilizing resources and talents
  48. 48. Value add to build on local resources
  49. 49. Advocacy on structured levels</li></ul>Partners<br />Core Partners = CRWRC, World Vision, World Concern, Samaritan’s Purse, business champions<br />NGOs = buyers, networks, communities<br />Loan institutions = Fonkoze and other lending organizations or banks <br />Businesses = Haitian entrepreneurs / business owners; Foreign investors; International businesses operating in Haiti;<br />Churches = Advocacy partners or buyers<br />Donors = Kellogg, Soros, Clinton, MercyCorp<br />. <br />
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  51. 51. How You Can Get Involved<br />Become a Global Business Affiliate (GBA)<br />Use your business skills, experience and resources to partner with a group of <br />business people within a developing community or country who are seeking to grow their businesses and create jobs to end the cycle of poverty in their community. <br />Become a Financial Partner<br />Provide a financial gift to help support my efforts of ending the cycle of poverty through the creation of sustainable jobs in Haiti.<br />Become a Motivational Support Partner<br />Visit mywebsite for monthly updates.<br /> email:<br />