Impact Stories

We have impacted over 20,000 youths since we began our mission, here is some of the feedback.

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Olayemi Ibrahim

Every youth deserves a fair chance and partnering with S.M.I.L.E gives me a feeling of satisfaction and fulfillment, knowing that underprivileged youth have the chance to improve their circumstances and reduce the hardship they face daily.


Chiamaka Nwokenna

S.M.I.L.E has been of immense help to me giving me university scholarship, structuring my business and giving me platforms to build my skills. S.M.I.L.E is home to me

2018 YLMP Beneficiary

Emmanuella Perry

Thank you S.M.I.L.E for teaching me how to set my priorities right, the importance of vision and the need to define one's purpose. I love S.M.I.L.E for creating a family of like minds.

2019 YLMP Beneficiary

Jemimah Marcus

Thank you S.M.I.L.E for teaching me Proper leadership skills and helping me to impact others through the United Nations sustainable development goals. I love S.M.I.L.E because it has helped me meet a lot of positive people.


Quawiyyah Adeyeye

In S.MI.L.E, I got love, care, support and people telling me no matter what it is, what it takes, where I go, they are still with me. S.M.I.L.E is family to me.

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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)

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