We L.E.A.D. for Change

Leadership Education And Development

Our Mission: Creating Possibilities for Tomorrow’s Leaders

We are a team of collaborative leaders from around the world, including Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and Europe. We are a diverse group of executives, entrepreneurs, employees, parents, and friends who have come together through a desire to grow and stretch our personal leadership by creating possibilities for tomorrow’s leaders.

With your support we will develop our free curriculum programs and maintain our volunteer run organization

Creating Possibilities

We L.E.A.D. for Change’s legacy projects include developing Youth Leadership Curriculum for early childhood through adolescence & Sponsoring the Building of an Early Childhood School in Uganda in partnership with IREAD – the institute for Early Education and Development. and connection.

The We L.E.A.D. Curriculum

The We L.E.A.D. Curriculum will be available to any community that serves young people around the globe including  IREAD villages. Currently in development by educators and professionals, this leadership curriculum will consist of interactive modules to serve students, teachers, and parents and will be available online, free of charge. It will build a strong sense of identity and a passion for learning in young people and how to be their best and contribute to our shared humanity in a profound way. It will focus on leadership principles, the power of kindness, generosity, communication, courage, using their voices, building dreams, and so much more.

With your support we will develop our free curriculum programs and maintain our volunteer run organization.

Empowering tomorrow’s leaders, today.

The School

We’ve met our Fundraising Goal and IREAD will begin building our We L.E.A.D. school in 2022.  IREAD (IREAD.org), invests in and addresses early childhood education to reduce poverty and cultivate personal growth. To date, IREAD has built and maintains 21 schools in Uganda and Northern Pakistan with 8 more scheduled to open in 2021. They also work with local tradespeople from the villages for each project, creating local employment opportunities. To date, IREAD has impacted over 7,000 children and their families.

For more than a decade, Institute for Rural Education And Development (IREAD) has been unlocking the potential of Ugandan children aged 3 to 6. IREAD builds early childhood development centres (ECD Centres) and delivers early childhood education through a model that engages and draws on the strengths of the villagers. By the end of 2021, IREAD will have 16 ECD centres throughout Uganda.

IREAD’s 100% Promise means that every dollar raised will go to Uganda. This guarantee is made possible by the love and generosity of a Canadian private family foundation and the USA board of directors who cover all administrative costs associated with building the early childhood development centers.

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When children lack basic reading, writing, and math skills, their futures are limited. Education creates unlimited possibilities by improving health, empowering women, and helping eliminate poverty.

Special thank you to all our donors

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