Youth Enterprise Development : Raising Profitable Businesses in a COVID-19 World By Mr Akan Imoh
Strategy for Mentoring Initiative and Leadership Empowerment (S.M.I.L.E) is a youth leadership development and mentoring non-profit organization established in Lagos, Nigeria in 2011 (S.M.I.L.E) and in Maryland, United States of America in 2017 (S.M.I.L.E Initiative).
S.M.I.L.E is an Associate of the United Nations Department of Public Information/NGO, New York and in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council since 2017.
To restore hope to less privileged youth, equip them to achieve life goals and become agents of change in the society through mentoring and innovative leadership development programs.
Underachievement of underprivileged youth due to: