Singapore Economic Success Story – Inspired Our Vision

  1. The economic transformation of Singapore from a poor nation in 1965, with little land and no natural resources to one of the richest countries in the world in less than one generation is extraordinary, and supports the assumption that effective leadership of government officials may be one of the most important indicators for economic development hence poverty reduction

  2. Lee Kuan Yew, the man who founded modern-day Singapore was one of the most influential leaders 20th century. He has been revered for his effective leadership, his dedication and hard work, that built the foundations that allow Singapore to become a major manufacturing and financial center today. (National Public Radio, 2015).

How Toussaint L’Ouverture became an extraordinary leader?

Toussaint L’Ouverture was born in slavery in Haiti. His culture, environment and genetics shape him into becoming an effective leader. Historian reports the influence of his father Gaou Guinou, his GOD-Father Jean Pierre Baptiste, the teaching of the catholic religion have shaped his thinking and his behavior. During the slave uprising on 1791, he protected his master and his plantation from destruction. Due to his superior intelligence and diplomacy, he managed to become the General of the French army, and won many battles on behalf of the French people against England and Spain. In 1801, he self-proclaimed Governor General for Life in Saint Domingue (now Haiti). He was a visionary way ahead of his time, and under his leadership, he drafted a constitution for St Domingue (now Haiti and Dominican Republic). In 1801 where he abolished slavery in the whole island. He built public schools, established paid labor to restore the plantation system, and formed trade treaties with the U.K. and the U.S. St. Domingue was once again a very prosperous semi-autonomous French colony. Finally, he developed other leaders such as Henry Christophe, and Jean Jacques Dessalines who ultimately help Haiti gain independence from France after Toussaint L’ Ouverture arrest and death.

Applying lessons learned from the Singapore and Toussaint L’Ouverture Story

We are on track to become a totally sustainable organization in Haiti by 2022. We plan to achieve this goal by starting a social business venture initiative in Hinche, Haiti. The income generated will help create local jobs, while starting a community microcredit fund with the profits.

Our long-term goal is to create a system and a process capable of transforming ordinary individuals into extraordinary leaders, who will become effective, self sufficient, with the ability to transform their communities, transform their country and make the world a better place.
We are also leaving a legacy of collective success and prosperity to future generations, by educating educators, who will in turn educate and train the future generations.

Our approach to build the capacity of the local leaders so they can solve so they can solve the problems facing their communities in a sustainable way, will give us the opportunity to have an exit strategy once those leaders are able to fly on their own.

Our board of directors is built to govern, ensuring that our projects remain consistent with our core values of sustainability, that we are focused on providing long term solutions to the root cause of the poverty cycle in Haiti and other impoverished nations in the world, that our initiatives create jobs and opportunities at the local communities we are trying to help, and above all, they ensure that we are not perpetuating a culture of charity, therefore each initiative should attempt to formulate an exit strategy plan. The board of directors is well trained on strategic project management and vote to approve projects that meet our standards. As of 2019, we have already achieved huge impact in Hinche, Haiti, with very little funds both in kind contributions and donation provided by the board of directors, comparing to organizations with the ability to bring millions of dollars in fundraising, our impact/funding ratio is off the charts.

We are educating the next generation of effective leaders

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