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Novi NGO, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Address: 4418 Osage Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19104  
United States
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 6
Number of People Being Served: 1500
EIN: 27-2005267
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Mission Statement


The mission of Novi is to provide tools for a self-sufficient and sustainable West Africa by: 1. Supporting ethical values such as honesty, integrity, and transparency, 2. Modeling social entrepreneurship, organizing and training producers of high-quality, fair trade goods, and promoting economic independence in West Africa, 3. Protecting and preserving the environment and cultural identity of West African communities.

Description


Novi is directed by its administrative board, active members, and volunteers. Its organizational fundamentals are defined as below: Vision To create conditions for sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Values - Integrity - Strength - Innovation Mission The mission of Novi is to provide tools for a self-sufficient and sustainable West Africa by: 1. Supporting ethical values such as honesty, integrity, and transparency, 2. Modeling social entrepreneurship, organizing and training producers of high-quality, fair trade goods, and promoting economic independence in West Africa, 3. Protecting and preserving the environment and cultural identity of West African communities. 2010 Objectives 1- File forms to establish an Ohio nonprofit status by 02/28/2010, open a bank account, and become tax exempt by 07/15/2010; 2- Set up marketing plan and strategies by 03/15/2010; 3- Recruit 10 advisors, 5 volunteers and members in 2010; 4- Join networks and develop partnerships in Europe, USA and Africa in 2010; 5- Organize 7 artisans throughout Benin in a cooperative and support the sales & marketing of their crafts in the United States by 11/20/2010; 6- Raise $ 5,000 (USD) for the library, and learning-training-seminar center project; 7- Celebrate Arbor Day with elementary school kids in Allada; 8- Organize Computer classes for elementary and middle school students in rural Benin; 9- Implement 4th Annual Allada Christmas Village Project on 12/24 and 12/25/10; 10- Organize Novi’s annual meeting and three days of workshops, followed by a summit on: Entrepreneurial and Ethical Leadership as the new path for the development of Africa. Long term Objectives 1- Connect, train, and support youth leaders and social entrepreneurs all over Africa; 2- Provide scholarship for 20 kids in rural areas, especially girls; 3- Support 20 artisans throughout West Africa through the sales & marketing of their crafts in the United States by 2020; 4- Achieve French fluency in Benin by 2040; 5- Support literacy through implementation of 10 libraries in rural West Africa by 2040; 6- Implement School Garden Project in 30 schools by 2022; 7- Provide mosquito nets, screen doors, and information to fight malaria and others diseases; 8- Sustain the quality of soils and fight against desertification, by our green city project; 9- Encourage and support every year the good work of 300 school kids through our Christmas Village Project; 10- Promote local healing techniques, best values, foods, clothes, music, and dance.

Novi is directed by its administrative board, active members, and volunteers. Its organizational fundamentals are defined as below: Vision To create conditions for sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Values - Integrity - Strength - Innovation Mission The mission of Novi is to provide tools for a self-sufficient and sustainable West Africa by: 1. Supporting ethical values such as honesty, integrity, and transparency, 2. Modeling social entrepreneurship, organizing and training producers of high-quality, fair trade goods, and promoting economic independence in West Africa, 3. Protecting and preserving the environment and cultural identity of West African communities. 2010 Objectives 1- File forms to establish an Ohio nonprofit status by 02/28/2010, open a bank account, and become tax exempt by 07/15/2010; 2- Set up marketing plan and strategies by 03/15/2010; 3- Recruit 10 advisors, 5 volunteers and members in 2010; 4- Join networks and develop partnerships in Europe, USA and Africa in 2010; 5- Organize 7 artisans throughout Benin in a cooperative and support the sales & marketing of their crafts in the United States by 11/20/2010; 6- Raise $ 5,000 (USD) for the library, and learning-training-seminar center project; 7- Celebrate Arbor Day with elementary school kids in Allada; 8- Organize Computer classes for elementary and middle school students in rural Benin; 9- Implement 4th Annual Allada Christmas Village Project on 12/24 and 12/25/10; 10- Organize Novi’s annual meeting and three days of workshops, followed by a summit on: Entrepreneurial and Ethical Leadership as the new path for the development of Africa. Long term Objectives 1- Connect, train, and support youth leaders and social entrepreneurs all over Africa; 2- Provide scholarship for 20 kids in rural areas, especially girls; 3- Support 20 artisans throughout West Africa through the sales & marketing of their crafts in the United States by 2020; 4- Achieve French fluency in Benin by 2040; 5- Support literacy through implementation of 10 libraries in rural West Africa by 2040; 6- Implement School Garden Project in 30 schools by 2022; 7- Provide mosquito nets, screen doors, and information to fight malaria and others diseases; 8- Sustain the quality of soils and fight against desertification, by our green city project; 9- Encourage and support every year the good work of 300 school kids through our Christmas Village Project; 10- Promote local healing techniques, best values, foods, clothes, music, and dance.

Mission Statement: The mission of Novi is to provide tools for a self-sufficient and sustainable West Africa by: 1. Supporting ethical values such as honesty, integrity, and transparency, 2. Modeling social entrepreneurship, organizing and training producers of high-quality, fair trade goods, and promoting economic independence in West Africa, 3. Protecting and preserving the environment and cultural identity of West African communities.

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Computer Center

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