Nestlé employees mentor12,000 students

280 Nestlé Nigeria volunteers including the Managing Director and CEO,Wassim
Elhusseini are mentoring 12,000 students in JSS2, SS1 and SS2 classes intwenty
threepublic secondary schoolsacross Nigeria. The Youth Leadership Mentoring
Program aimsto instill the right values, skills and attitudes requisite forsuccess
and positive personal development from an early agein children.
The program now in its second season, is a collaboration between Nestlé Nigeria
and REVAMP Africa, a youth-focused non-profit organization with the vision to
revive educational values and maximize potential among young people, especially
in public secondary schools.
Joy Ukpong, an SS2 student at EstateSeniorGrammar School Ilupeju, Lagos State
says that as a result of the mentoring session with Wassim, she has resolved that
the top four values she will imbibe for her personal development and academic
success are determination, kindness, generosity and respect for others. This is the
first time she has ever been in a mentoring program.
Recountingherexperience,Joysaid, “My classmates and I are excited to have the
mentorsin our classes. Today’s session on values and morality was very
interesting. The mentors spoke to us about developingpersonal values for success
in life. I am determined to live by the four values I have set for myself, both in
school and outside the school. I will also put in more effort in my academics so I
can excel and achieve my dreams.”
Wassim Elhusseini, MD/CEO NestléNigeria PLC said, “At Nestlé, we believe that
communities cannot thrive if they fail to offer a future for younger generations.I
am therefore delighted that Nestlé is collaborating with REVAMP Africa on this
initiative that preparesyoung people for success in life. The Youth Leadership

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