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Charity Number: 1145439  Company Limited By guarantee: 07324399

 

 

The Following are some of the sevices we offer:

Business & Enterprise Development

  • Business and Enterprise Development Services for new and emerging businesses, including assistance to access funding and technical expertise from the local and national business community.
  • Customized business support and advice to provide assistance in up scaling systems and processes of new and existing businesses
  • Entrepreneurship training and Business Start-up support
  • Connection to local businesses for domestic business opportunities and networking events
  • Coordination of partnerships in order to bridge cultural differences and reduce business/investment risks.
  • Implementing your business plans and managing your operations on the ground.

Elders/Older Peoples’  Forum & Gazette

  • We organise regular Elder/Older peoples forum to discuss topical issues affecting environment, health, education, and many more. A forum where elders/older people engage in dialogue and disseminating their ideas, knowledge, experience and skills.

Young Peoples Forum

  • Sharing knowledge, skills, common purpose for self-development and personal effectiveness. Motivational sessions to assemble young people to discuss issues that affect their lives and future development.

 

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Charity Number: 1145439  Company Limited By guarantee: 07324399

MANAGEMENT

 

Networking events are held periodically, enabling young people to brainstorm, and discuss ideas and engender the ethos of working together, and sharing common themes. Person to person dialogue of life’s plan and objectives and feeding from each other’s contribution. 

These event sessions are a perfect forum for positve development results such as:

> Allowing young people to Share  knowledge, skills, 

> Common purpose for self-development and personal effectiveness.

> Motivational sessions to assemble young people to discuss issues that affect their lives and future development.

 

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Charity Number: 1145439  Company Limited By guarantee: 07324399

MANAGEMENT TEAM

 

Dr Solomon Fubara PhD, MBE, MCIM; MIMgt

Founder member of Savannah Development Foundation and presently Managing Director of a local Charity. Dr Fubara has over 20 years of experience in empowerment programmes, training, regeneration activities, management, prudent accounting, project evaluation, etc. He is the Secretary General – and the person in-charge of strategic directions and project development. His experience in community development and knowledge of non for profit organisations is key asset to Savannah Development. He has twice been awarded with recognition for his contribution to community and business development in the South West.

Ms Tokunbo Beyioku E.M.N; Dip. Gestalt Therapy; Dip. Training for Trainers

Founder member of Savannah Development Foundation and local entrepreneur. She has in her previous contribution served as Mental Health Manager helping many local residents suffering mental health disadvantage. Involved in other community agencies as volunteer and committee member – her 15 years experiences are centred in training, skills development, supporting older people, motivating people, and coordinating projects. Tokunbo is the current Chair of Savannah Development with specific “Terms of Reference” for forward planning and fundraising.

Mr Robert Owino BSc; MSc; ACCA

Management Committee member and honourable Treasurer of Savannah Development Foundation and a Chartered Accountant. His skills are centred on management accounting, good accounting systems and principles, evaluation and better finance management. He is committed to Savannah and serves as internal Auditor & Evaluator of Accounting practices and ensuring public finances are used in accordance with Charitable objectives.

Mr Daud Farah BSc; MSc

A Local entrepreneur managing a training agency with in-depth knowledge of the ‘non for profit’ sector. His skills as committed to Savannah includes; community development, business management, funding proposals, people management and personal effectiveness.

Mr Peter Songu

In depth knowledge of the African community including young and older people. A local entrepreneur, community activist and well respected by the African community. His knowledge of the community in general is an asset in galvanising the African people.

 

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Charity Number: 1145439  Company Limited By guarantee: 07324399

 

About Savannah Development Foundation

 

Savannah Development Foundation was founded in July 2008 as Limited Company By Guarantee and registered Charity with England & Wales Charity Commission. The Charity is set up to help and support Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups (BAMEs) in enterprise and business development advice and training, employment access and training, Networking, Volunteering, Mentoring, and access to “Self –Help In-Kind Volunteer Directory”. Another key aspect of our services is to build the empowerment and capacity building of BAMEs older people. Access to skills development and empowerment programmes are key to young people, especially young Africans, refugees and those with right to remain in the United Kingdom.

Key “Action to improve the quality of life of older and younger people” includes:

  • Enjoying good health and a healthy lifestyle
  • Feeling safe in the neighbourhood
  • Learning, education & empowerment
  • Access to essential services
  • Getting on well together
  • Community Question Time
  • Making a positive contribution and influencing decisions

The Charity is managed by local volunteers of diverse background and expertise. The main purpose to actively identify and support the empowerment of older people and in return to empower the younger generation in culture, tradition, happy way of life, life styles, eliminating unsocial habits, crimes, truancy for better society.

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Charity Number: 1145439  Company Limited By guarantee: 07324399