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When In Need participates in Wall Street Economic Summit

Jan 13 -15 – When In Need Foundation was represented at the Wall Street Economic Summit event held at the Sheraton Hotel, Time Square New York by Mr. Kayode Malomo and Mr. George Onuorah. The 18th Annual event was themed “Where Wall Street, Main Street & Silicon Valley Converge”. The Wall Street Economic Project hosted by the Rev. Jesse Jackson challenges corporate America to end the multi-billion-dollar trade deficit with minority vendors and consumers and works to ensure equal opportunity for diverse employees, entrepreneurs, and consumers. Keynote speakers included Steve Ballmer, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers and the President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim and several dignitaries. 1 Kayode Malomo and Rev Jesse Jackson 12 5 9

WIN participates in Coalition of West African Countries affected by Ebola Event

When In Need Foundation was represented by Mr. Emmett Massaquoi at the fundraising launch by the Coalition of West African Countries affected by Ebola (COWACAE). The event was held at Philadelphia’s City Hall and hosted by the coalition members, the Hon. Councilwoman Jeannie L. Blackwell, the Chairman of the Coalition, Rev. Moses Suah-Dennis. When In Need is committed to providing grants to disadvantaged youths and preventive health education on various medical conditions. Attendees included Embassy representatives, Ambassador Mamady Conde of Guinea, Ambassador Bockari K. Stevens of Sierra Leone, Ambassador Jeremiah Sulunteh of Liberia, Ambassador Amina Ali from the Africa Union, organizations and several other dignitaries. CoalitionAmb Stevens of Sierra Leeone8

W-I-N foundation in touch with the society

1 Posted by Frontline Express ·Renovates class room block, promises to do more By Odunze Williams When In Need (WIN) foundation, a non-governmental organization based in the United State of America (USA) has commissioned two sets of class room blocks renovated by the organization at Sam Njemanze primary school Amanwo, Owerri municipal council. Speaking on the occasion, the coordinator of the non-governmental organization in Nigeria who is also the initiator of this project Mr. Casmir Nwoga said that the mission of the organization is to be in touch with the society mostly the common people who may not have the necessary social amenities within their immediate environment. According to him, the organization is making sure to see that it lives up to its name that is why they renovated some of the dilapidated school structure in this primary school. He said that this initiative is not out to achieve any political gain rather it is purely designed according to its name to reach out to the people in need. His words: “this is a private initiative carried out by W-I-N foundation. We have a body that decides on what to do. Right now we are rehabilitating some dilapidated school structure within the state and to today we are here at Sam. Njemanze primary school to commission two sets of class room block rehabilitated for the school and the restoration of water supply to the school”. He further stated that the reason of choosing only public schools is because it is where they can meet with the less privilege in the society and also to compliment the state government on its free education program. He used the occasion to thank the national leader of W-I-N foundation Mrs. Chetachi Ecton who he said made it possible for these projects to be a success. Also speaking during the occasion, the state chairman of Universal Basic Education (UBE) who also was the chairman of the occasion Mrs. Gertrude Odika thanked W-I-N foundation on behalf of the state government for initiating projects in the state and enjoined others to emulate the good gesture by W-I-N. She said that what the foundation has done through its initiator, Mr. Casmir will remain indelible in the history of the school. She therefore advice the teachers, pupils and the host community to take adequate care of the wonderful structures. The host community who could not hide their joy thanked the organization through their chairman Chief John Igwe saying that W-I-N foundation has rescued the school and promised to jealously guard the structure from now henceforth Expressing their own joy, the staff and pupils of the school through their head teacher, Mrs. Comfort Akujuobi thanked the organization for giving them sense of belonging and said that the school will ever remain grateful to the organization. The ceremony was witnessed by the state chairman of UBE Mrs. Gertrude Odika, the UBE board of director of supervision and supply lady Stellar Ukegbu, the Education secretary of UBE Owerri Municipal Sir Peterson Onyekach, staff and pupils of the school Executives and members of W-I-N Foundation and Amanwo community. http://frontlinexpress.com/w-i-n-foundation-in-touch-with-the-society/#.VQrcBfj6n3A.yahoomail The pupils of the school also rendered a welcome song to entertain the visitors.

When In Need Foundation (WIN) Highlights Success of Efforts in 2014

When in Need Foundation provides educational grants to people from disadvantaged communities both in the United States and Africa, preventive health education on various medical conditions, supports individuals with autism and other disabilities in addition to sustaining clean energy initiatives. The group has organized a variety of fairs, seminars, and workshops to generate awareness of preventive healthcare education, especially in the past year. The organization recaps all of their efforts to review what they have accomplished regarding their mission. In 2014, When in Need foundation completely rebuilt a school building at the Samuel Njemanze Memorial Primary School Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, that can accommodate more than 100 students, complete with a new water system that serves the entire community. The organization also provided the school’s 288 students and 14 teachers with books, writing materials and supplies. The school was able to obtain new furniture as well. Another achievement includes organizing a health fair that was conducted for the school and community, which catered to over a hundred people in addition to screenings for high blood pressure and malaria. Nearby, the Holy Family Sisters of the Needy, St. Joseph’s Home for Orphans and Destitute at Okwu Uratta Owerri North LGA, were provided with cash gifts, provisions and food items presented by the When in Need Foundation. Students at 3 different schools in Philadelphia; St. Francis de Sales school, John W. Hallahan Catholic High School and The City School (formerly known as Philadelphia Mennonite High School) were presented financial scholarship awards by When In Need. Books, writing materials, educational supplies and Ebola detection kits were also donated to the LED Primary School Kayarda, Kuje area, FCT Abuja. Other donations during the year went to the Daughters of Providence Convent in Obodo, Ahiara Mbaise, Imo State in Nigeria to supply hearing and speech impaired students with food, books, supplies, thermometers, household items and financial assistance. In addition, the organization participated in the Clinton Global Initiative’s 20/30 event in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA alongside business and government leaders, industry innovators and global leaders of tomorrow. Other events that the group participated in is the fundraising launch by the Coalition of West African Countries affected by Ebola (COWACAE) in Philadelphia and the Wall Street Economic Summit organized by Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push to identify ways of increasing the participation of minorities in technology and to promote equal opportunity for diverse employees. With the outstanding efforts produced by the organization, minorities are assisted with achieving educational goals. In 2015, the staff continues to focus on informing individuals about preventive care measures that can be taken to avoid diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, HPV and kidney disease. For more information on the WIN Foundation, please visit http://www.winfound.org. About WIN Foundation: The When In Need Foundation is a 501(c) 3 tax exempt non-profit organization that aims to assist people from disadvantaged communities. When In Need’s services can be summarized by an acronym called P. A. G. E. which means: • Prevention(preventive health education) • Autism (autism support and other disabilities) • Grants (grants for disadvantaged individuals in education and vocation) • Energy(energy initiatives for sustainable clean environment) Through community outreach, the group raises public awareness about educating individuals on preventing health issues. Minorities are provided with educational grants and financial support for education with donations generated from the foundation’s efforts. For more information on this organization, please visit http://www.winfound.org or on facebook at www.facebook.com/winfound

A Night Out with President Clinton at The Clinton Global Initiative

On Nov. 7, When in Foundation’s (WiN) leadership led by its CEO, Ms Chetachi Ecton attended the Clinton Global Initiative’s 20/30 event in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA. When In need Foundation is honored to be collaborating with Clinton Foundation 20/30 members in addressing the great challenges of the next generation. WiN Foundation supports the work of the Clinton Foundation’s global programs, alongside the most exciting business and government leaders, industry innovators, and preparing for their roles as global leaders of tomorrow. Welcoming President Clinton to the stage was actress and business woman, Jessica Alba and a great music performance by The Parachute!
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