Transcript of "Mowgli and PICTI Palestine Presentation"
Creating Employment & Leadership through Mentoring Palestinian Entrepreneurs The Mowgli Foundation & PICTIUK Registered Charity: 1127087www.mowgli.org.uk June 2012
Why the Life of an Entrepreneur is so Satisfying Direct relationship between effort and reward Uses the brain Autonomous
Benefits of EntrepreneurshipA Wealth creation for development B Economic regeneration through innovation C Creation of employment D Philanthropy; financial and social, creating a better world E A passionate belief in social empowermentMOWGLI: PLACING MENTORSHIP AT THE HEART OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Mowglis progressEntrepreneurThree Critical Phases when an so far Needs a Mentor Success Start Up Growth
Mowglis progress so far Leadership: To Serve is To Lead
About the Mowgli Foundation• The Mowgli Foundation exists to support entrepreneurs through the power of relationship-based mentoring• We provide entrepreneurs with relationships that inspire, support and empower them in achieving their business and personal potential• Using the power of mentoring, we unlock the potential of entrepreneurs to create more sustainable business success• Our mentoring program, “Mowgli Mentoring Experience” (MME), commences with a 3-day program during which we prepare and equip our mentors, match our mentors and mentees, and facilitate accelerated relationship building between mentors and mentees. We then support the mentoring relationships for 1-year
How the Mowgli Mentoring Experience Works Recruitment, Introduction Assessment & to Mentoring Selection Relationship Building Create Mentors & Entrepreneurs undertake Mowgli Recruit Mentors & Framework Mentoring Experience (MME) which introduces Entrepreneurs Mentors & Entrepreneurs them to the Mowgli approach to mentoring. Baseline information about skill level and undertake facilitated business performance is sought at this stage to relationship building enable success to be measured. Mentors & Entrepreneurs agree performance measurement framework and set benchmarks Mentoring Evaluate Support Quarterly Review Mentoring relationship provides support to Entrepreneur for one year. Mentors andAt the end of the year long programme, mentees communicate typically on a Mentors & Entrepreneurs evaluate Mentors & Entrepreneurs undertake fortnightly basis via Skype, telephone, progress and success against quarterly review in line with agreed email and face to face. benchmarking report. performance framework. Mowgli provides Mentor with support and Mowgli assesses impact using end of Mentors and entrepreneurs complete online supervision through online forums and one year data and baseline information. feedback reports to Mowgli. on one support.
Mowgli’s Accomplishments To Date• 24 MME Programs resulting in the establishment of c.200 mentoring relationships supporting entrepreneurs in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Tunisia, Turkey, Morocco, Algeria and the UK• Partnership agreements in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Algeria and Qatar• For every entrepreneur we mentor with Mowgli…at least 2 new jobs are created in the first year• c.35% of our entrepreneurs would like to be considered as a mentor for other Mowgli entrepreneurs in the future• c.75 % of mentoring relationships have lasted 12 months• c.98% of our entrepreneurs indicated to keep in touch with their mentor beyond the Mowgli programme
Mowgli: 175+ Entrepreneur/Mentor Relationships in MENA Countries where Mowgli has already run programs Countries where Mowgli will run new programs in 2012Source: menamap.com
Mowgli in Palestine Mowgli in Palestine“The skills developed will help me lead a stronger team at my NGO. It allowed me to consider new techniques and ways of supporting my team as individuals.” Mentor Feedback, Palestine MME, April 2012
Train the Trainer Project, Amman, Jordan Train the Trainer Session Amman
Creating mentors & mentoring entrepreneurs• Mowgli places mentoring at the heart of leadership development to meet the Building Skills challenges of unemployment and the need for better leaders in society Developing Support Networks• Harnessing the support of the private sector through mentoring is an essential Motivating step in developing economies, eliminating Entrepreneurs poverty & reducing unemployment
What our entrepreneurs say about mentoring “After being faced with challenges, market problems,“I was completely unaware of investments… I couldn’t find anyone who believed in me the mentorship concept as my mentor believed in me. I found a great friend and before attending. I have met a wise specialist in the business who kept me motivated wonderful people. I have during the hard times. We now have our own offices andclarified my professional and have built a studio; we have 5 full time employees… I personal goals.” have begun to help others in the same way my mentor Eli Khoury, Mentee,2011 helped me.” Ala Suleiman, Mentee, 2011 77% of Mowgli “I think [Mowgli is] a new school graduates say their86% of Mowgli graduates of business for entrepreneurs, Mowgli mentor say their Mowgli mentor where business is driven by helped them helped with “developing morals first, and interests “understand howconfidence in my business second.” to move the decision making skills.” Emad Ammouri, Mentee, 2011 business on to the next growth stage.”
Project beneficiaries Local Communities Local SME andNext Generation Family Creating Leaders Entrepreneurs Young Entrepreneurs
We need support for the project to be a success Sourcing Entrepreneurs Partnerships Support Sourcing Needed Mentors Achieving future sustainability
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