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Introduction To Nourish

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An Introduction to Nourish International as an organization, our purpose for existence and group expectations.

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Introduction To Nourish

  1. 1. Introducing Nourish<br />Eradicating Poverty | Engaging Students | Empowering Communities<br />
  2. 2. Introducing Nourish <br />Nourish is a student response to global poverty.<br />
  3. 3. Ventures should:<br />Generate funds for international projects<br />Raise awareness for Nourish and other causes<br />Build a membership base on campus<br />Introducing Nourish <br />Ventures are student-run small businesses.<br />Hunger<br />Lunch<br />
  4. 4. A project is a partnership between a Nourish Chapter and a community organizationfocused on addressing a specific community issue identified by the community organization.<br />Introducing Nourish<br />Projects are community partnerships focused on a specific objective.<br />M.O.C.H.E.<br />Ciudad de Dios Peru<br />
  5. 5. Introducing Nourish<br />The Nourish model provides mutual benefits for stakeholders.<br />
  6. 6. Since our 2003 Nourish Chapters have:<br />Invested more than $145,000 in sustainable development projects.<br />Partnered with 23 communities.<br />Provided more than 140 students with international experiences.<br />This year, we’ll be working on 29 campuses.<br />Introducing Nourish<br />Nourish was founded at UNC-Chapel Hill in 2003.<br />2009 Summer Projects<br />
  7. 7. Introducing Nourish<br />Nourish is a work in progress.<br />This fall, we’re going through the process of setting organizational goals.<br />…and you are a part of that progress!<br /><ul><li>Investing in Chapter success.
  8. 8. 50 successful chapters by 2013
  9. 9. Measuring our impact.
  10. 10. On campuses and in communities
  11. 11. Making Nourish more sustainable
  12. 12. Increasing cash reserves to the 6-9 month range</li></li></ul><li>Mutual respect:<br />We respect the ideas, decisions and values of our peers and our partners.<br />An emphasis on communication:<br />We value the time of others by preparing for meetings and conversations.<br />Reading emails, giving updates, responding promptly.<br />A positive attitude towards challenges:<br />We work towards what is possible.<br />A professional approach:<br />We take personal responsibility for achieving results.<br />Leadership is replacing yourself:<br />You have not succeeded until you’ve equipped someone else to do better than you’ve done.<br />Introducing Nourish<br />What we expect of each other as we do this work.<br />
  13. 13. Introducing Nourish <br />The Summer Institute provides a foundation for our work.<br />Perspectives on development and entrepreneurship<br /><ul><li>Jessica Jackley, Kiva.org
  14. 14. Nadine Nadoo, VIA
  15. 15. Jerry VanSant, Duke University</li></ul>Developing your leadership capacity<br /><ul><li>Leadership Edge
  16. 16. Past Chapter and Project Leaders</li></ul>Hands-on training:<br /><ul><li>Increasing profitability
  17. 17. Selecting a quality partner
  18. 18. Building capacity in your chapter</li>

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