Giving kids clothes and food is one thing but it's much more important to teach them that other people besides themselves are important, and that the best thing they can do with their lives is to use them in the service of other people.
I believe that youth sports play a vital role it teaching children fundamental values like a strong work ethic, an active lifestyle, teamwork, sportsmanship and a goal-oriented outlook. I believe that supporting the organizations that make youth sports possible is one of the best way to promote those values. It is my intent to share this enthusiasm for and commitment to youth sports in our communities, where we live and work.
Helping aspiring business owners aged 18-39 launch successful businesses across Canada through business consulting.
To this day I retain some of the best coaches and mentors in my life which has made a distinct positive difference in my success, accomplishments, and sense of fulfillment with my life. Being a supporter and mentor with Big Brothers allows me to help someone else along on their path. The military taught me to lead by example, I feel that it is my social responsibility to continue doing so within my community.
As long past cadet and veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces it is my privilege to sponsor 709 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps.
I am very happy to be a supporter of Kiva, a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world. Learn more about how it works.
Francisco is 19 years old, he is an entrepreneurial young man from Suchitepéquez, Guatemala, and he decided that in order to succeed in life, he can't let himself be defeated by the obstacles that life gives him, but instead reach for all his goals and dreams. He has two children, the first is 2 years old and the second is 3 months old.
Douglas is 19 years old, he is married, has no children, and he has a ninth grade education and lives in Ciudad Barrios, El Salvador. His wife is a housewife, she is the only one who lives with him, and his only dependant. Edwin has been a farmer since he was very young, he learned the trade from his father, but for the past three years he has had a store in his home where he involves his wife.