Motherland Mission:Project Uplift!
#Purpose = Collecting funds & items for our ongoing Annual Re-launch of School Supply Drive, Educational Toys & Scholarship Donation Fund for our African School Youth! ~"GoldBoots On The Ground / Artists4AfricA" (Ω) Melvin Robinson ~Scholarship Co-Chair African Pilgrimage/Tour "ROOTS-&-RECONNECTION" 2018-19 @ CAMEROON ~Central Africa
"Service to Others is the Rent you Pay for your Room here on Earth" ~Muhammad Ali =The G.O.A.T!^Help #R&R for our next African Pilgrimage/Tour 2018 & Beyond!^^ ROOTS&RECONNECTION 2018-19 ~CAMEROON
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# GoFundMe helps us to partially meet our $ yearly goal average of Collecting Scholarship Sponsor Fund Donors. Become a Youth Scholarship Sponsor, and help provide $200. for a Secondary School Scholarship or $100. for a Primary School Scholarship that covers a Student's Full-Tuition +Uniform +Books +Transportation +Lunch for an entire Academic School Year! Each of our Scholarship Recipient will be chosen by Cameroon Educational Authorities at our visited schools. I'm also soliciting various Mission Tour cost off-set Donations, Monetary Gifts, Books, Bookbags, Backpacks, Various School Supplies, Maps, Charts, Art, Posters, Notebooks, Paper, Pads, Educational Toys, etc. Yet we also seek any input and/or help available in the form of Grants, Local & National Corp. Business Partnerships, In-Kind Gifts, Funding Sources, Sponsorships, Fundraiser projects for taking any interested U.S. Youth Teen/Young Adults (13-21) along with our #R&R group on our next African Pilgrimage/Tour
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# A return to the mFon of The BANA Kingdom, etc. with a focus on Youth/Young Adults (13-21) Cultural Immersion and to various other important locations, such as paying respect on our Ancestral Pilgrimage @ The BIMBIA Enslave Site. The 1st to be discovered in this country in 2010 thus the United Nation officially declared it a new World Historic & Heritage Site by the Cameroon Government in May 2013 and the focus of (∆) *Dr. Lisa Aubrey's research/support team's work, academic & historical dialogues. Directly related to her Internationally lauded research on the European Trans-Atlantic Enslave Maafa, Cameroon's Historic Diaspora and her complied discoveries of nearly @ 200 Slave ships, countries of origin, voyage routes, families, names, (1/3 of which were women, some carrying children), etc. that she has located and traced to their final human cargo disembarkment to over 20 Countries in the Diaspora including America. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Les-Amis-de-Bimbia-Friends-of-Bimbia/
753226971374492 BIMBIA (Once forgotten secluded area off the coast of Atlantic Ocean-Central Africa) *R&R #Unify The African Diaspora ="WE are each other's missing parts!"~ www.exposingbimbia.blogspot.com
# On previous African Tours, we travelled to several Kingdoms, Regions, Cities, Villages & Host Families in the Republic of Cameroon during 2013 through to 2014, a delegation of The African Diaspora "Roots & Reconnection" Group of *Dr. Lisa Aubrey of Arizona State Univ. (Professor of African & African American Studies, School of Transformation, College of Liberal Arts & Science, Ph.D., M.A. @The Ohio State Univ., B.A.-Southern Univ.-Baton Rouge (∆-Delta Sigma Theta) Research Interests & Areas of Concentration: Political Science, Comparative Politics, African Politics & Development, 2x Fulbright Scholar teaching at Univ. of Yaounde-I and Univ. of Buea. *30+ Years of Educational, Pilgrimage/Tours & Cultural experiences across Africa !
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# Our evolving group consists of various great Trailblazing Pioneers, Bridge Builders, as a collective of Professors, Educators, Retired College Administrator, Artists, Attorney, Natural Medicine/Health Practitioners, Forestry, Urban Farmer/Gardeners, Students, etc. and all as Ancestral Family Genealogy History Researchers. Mutual Trade & Business workshops were conducted in each person’s specific area of interest with traditional African experts in each field & local host guests. Along with Founder/ Organizing Hostess *Dr. Lisa Aubrey ("YEN") the Humanitarian Service component of our mission helps to raise several thousand dollars in monetary Scholarship Donation Funds from various sources. On New Year's Day after having our Kwanzaa Ceremony, we handed over our donations in collaboration with the Bamoun Kingdom to continue in our global service project of uplift with our gifts of Educational Toys, School Supplies & Scholarship Donations. Followed by our Tikar/Bamoun - African Naming Ceremony before the Royal Court of our people of the Bamoun Kingdom, which has existed since the 1300’s and is currently under the mFon (King) rulership of H.R.M. Sultan Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya, III. His Excellency Njoya is also a Senator in the Government of the Republic of Cameroon. Brother Oumarou and The Foumban Royal Palace Program Administrators, under the direction of Sultan Njoya, administered Scholarships to deserving students in February's National Youth Day. Additionally, our group was able to donate some extra Educational Toys & School Supplies to teachers for youth at additional area schools, and gifts/donations to other deserving groups & guest hosts.
# This ongoing site, along with various other viable opportunities are part fundraising, partnering, co-sponsorships to additionally assist in collecting items & monies to help re-launch fund & kick-off the return aspect of a new upcoming U.S. Student-Youth Cultural Immersion Initiative. So I thought why not reach out to Family, Friends, All Frats+ & Sorors, D9, BGLOs, Pan-Hel, BuckeyeNation, Students, Colleagues, Religious, Grants, Local & Corporate Businesses, Non-Profits, NGOs, Volunteers, African, Social Clubs, Masonic, Lodge, Service Groups, Philanthropic Organizations, Individuals or anyone who loves Service, Purposeful Causes, Youth Education, Art&Culture, History and helping in Effecting Positive Change in the Lives of others Globally! This is where you come in, to help assist me in continuing to make this part of our mission an ongoing reality. Your help continues our mission to make others' pursuits come true. Donations can start as low as $5. because every little bit helps and goes so far. Yet feel free to give any gift item, in-kind services, co-sponsorships, and/or donation amounts that you can!
($) CORPORATE GOLD: Cultural Immersion Youth Sponsors
(#) Student Scholarship Sponsor/Mission Donor : $200. & Up^
(%) Mission Donor: :....................................................... :$100. & Up^
(&) Valued Cause Contributor: :................................... :$50. & Up^
(!) Honorable Mention: :................................................. :$25. & Up^
....... or any amount $ available to chip in: (i.e.) ~ "I Got 5 On It!"
($ # % & !) As a Scholarship Sponsor/Mission Donor you get: a Thank You Note/Letter, Certificate Package, Media Press/Social Media/ Website Content & Photos/Videos of: (i.e.) Students/Schools, Gift Presentations, Special Events, Greeting from Min. of Arts & Culture Rep, Officials, Kings & Traditional Authority, Local Dignitaries, of our visits to Kingdoms, Palaces, Family's Homes, Historical Cultural Sites, Enslavement Site, City Landscapes, Villages, Grassfields, Beaches, ($) Local Businesses/Open Trade Markets, Educational & Business Trade Development & Networking Potential Initiatives, etc.
# Educational needs are many and all supplies are welcome. Yet, Cameroonian Educ. Authorities have indicated that the following are the most pressing for their students: (1.) Leap Frog like Computer games & other brands (2.) Dictionaries, Picture Books with Work Exercises, etc. (3.) Board Games, Chess, Checkers (4.) Toys that help with ABCs & 123 Counting, etc. (5.) Legos, Toys that help with Motor Skills, Eye & Hand Coordination, etc. (6.) Reading Skill Aides, Flash Cards, etc. (7.) Teaching/Lesson Aides, etc. (8.) Pen, Pencils, Crayons, Chalk, Markers, etc. (9.) World Maps, Inflatable Globes, etc. (10.) Rulers, Mathematical Sets, Calculators, Counting materials, etc. (11.) All Computers types/Tech Equ. (12.) Playground Toys, Sports Materials, Soccerballs, etc.
THANK YOU to those who have given thus far utilized this GoFundMe crowdfunding process. You should have the satisfaction of knowing that you gave a hand in helping deserving students in pursuit of her/his education. This also exhibits that you are one who loves purposeful causes of Service, Youth Education, Art & Culture, History and helping assist in effecting positive change locally & worldwide in the lives of others, in this Global Community in which we all live within. THANK YOU for your help in assisting us, and we hope we can count on you in the future to continue to make this a reality and also other aspects of our ongoing African Mission and Our Responsibility to "Locally -&- Globally" ~ # ENGAGE ~ # EDUCATE ~ # EMPOWER! ~ Ashe'
# Other than this GoFundMe site, please send any cash, checks, or money orders to our R&R tour mission organizer* and/or the co-chair# of our groups' scholarship committee. Feel free to contact me for items drop-offs and/or for any tax-deductible receipts, etc. Mailing/Shipping Address -&- Local School Supply Drop-off Bin Site > @NEW HARVEST URBAN ARTS CENTER - 1675 N. Arlington Ave. - COLS., OH 43211
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Thank U! My loving Sister Dot, for your help in continuing your support of our ongoing annual Scholarship & School Supply Drive! It is most encouraging & greatly appreciated, and will help continue to provide the much needed educational pursuits of our young Sisters & Brothers in the Motherland!