TiiNs AREAS OF FOCUS. (GLASS)
- Godly and moral Impact
- Academic impact
- Skill acquisition and Entrepreneurship
- Social Awareness and Value Re-orientation
The GLASS is an abbreviation of the 5 (five) key areas of operation of the Teens Impact and Image Network. The focus of this organization is to ensure that the Nigerian Teenagers are prepared and well equipped to face the future ahead of them. This would be achieved through implementation of programs and projects that are capable of instilling into the young minds the ability to develop themselves individually.
The organization through GLASS is aimed at providing opportunities for teenagers in Nigerian society to improve the academic performances and building of future career opportunities as a way of contributing to poverty reduction and increase self-reliance.
The TiiN through GLASS focus on raising young generations of self-confident, self-reliance and formidable individuals who would be bold and courageous to face tomorrow with optimism. TiiNs also intend to assist the young people to acquire Business skills in order to help them to creatively implement their own ideas and establish and run their own business profitably and thus, contribute to a sustainable development of the Nigerian society.
The TiiNs also aims at ensuring that teenagers have good moral values that will add credibility and respect to their personality in the society. We aim at ensuring that teenagers’ are equipped with good moral ethics and etiquettes that are sustained at all times.
The organization also wishes to enlighten teenagers about the supremacy of God by letting them know the significance of God towards the attainment of their God given Visions. We intend to help teenagers to explore their potential to the maximum through instilling the image of God in their hearts as the divine being that guide humans in all their undertakings and ensure at the same time to fear and seek him always.
TiiN Nigeria project believes in the influence of God to help humanity to accomplish all their God given potentials. To help them acknowledge the truth that unless God build their lives, their personal efforts would always be in vain. The organization seeks to enlighten teenagers that all good and perfect gifts in life come from God and they must at all time identify with God.
We aim at ensuring that both individual goals and societal goals receive the breath of divine God to become a reality. The TiiNs also intend to instill in teenagers the fear of God in all they do in life. Through the TiiN Nigeria we wish to establish in the mind of the young Nigerians that the pay-off for meekness and fear of God is plenty of honour and satisfying lifestyle.
The organization also wants to establish in the mind of teens the importance of honesty in their everyday life because righteousness exalted a nation but sin is a reproach to a nation that lacks it. The spirit of unity and brotherhood which is a tie that bound us in unity would also be addressed.
Moral Values and social etiquette is one of the key areas that we intend to address among teenagers. We want to ensure that teenagers do not derail from societal values, norms, and belief system. TiiN intend to ensure that moral ethics and etiquettes are maintained to the core.
Leadership and unemployment are one of the basic challenges facing the Nigerian Social system today. Leadership has been a major problem that the Nigerian society must find lasting solution to if the country will move in upward direction. The leadership problem that is engraved through corruption, lack of moral justice among our national leaders often worsens the situation. However, TiiN strategic way of solving this problem is to ensure that teenagers who will be relinquish with the leadership of this nation in the future ahead are well groomed with leadership skills which will help them to maintain their integrity and become better leaders at every point in their lifetime.
The group aims at inculcating into the mind of young Nigerians basic leadership skills and styles which in order to guide them in their daily affairs. This we intend to achieve through training and projects that will boost their self-confidence and improve on their teamwork and communication skill.
The organization aimed at enhancing teenager’s decision making skill as well as self-learning and negotiation skills in order to achieve their goals in life. TiiN also aim at encouraging young minds to think creatively as leaders and solve the immediate and future challenges. And also helping them to gain confidence to defend their opinion and be able to speak clearly and meaningfully in front of any audience. This is aim at boosting their confidence as leaders.
The TiiNS Nigeria also intends to improve on the academic performances of teens that have lower grade in their academic performances or financial challenges. The organization also want to influence all Nigerians to make do of Universal Basic Education (UBE) by encouraging Nigerian young people to go to school and at the same time encourage Nigerian teenagers out-side school to indulge in adult education which would help them in social relationship and business negotiation. It is also aimed at encouraging young minds to be persistence in their life ambition by acquiring education.
The organization aims at establishing TiiN Skill Acquisition centre in order to serve as a resource centre and provide conducive academic environment for both in and out-side school teenagers with in Nigerian society. The TiiN center will accommodate library for research development and computer training room.
The library will help the student to research and increase their learning potentials through acquisition of additional knowledge from materials available in the library. Also the computer room will expose the student to real practical knowledge of theoretical computer knowledge they acquired in school and thus creating a promising future for them.
The TiiN in implementation of in program plan also focus on ensuring that teenagers have skill that can be a source of additional earning for them. This is to ensure that project and activities that can promote self –reliance are schedule from time to time in order to fix the mind of teenagers on exploratory activities that can expand their thinking and creativity. We aim at encouraging young Nigerians to acquire alternative skills in order to be self-reliance and self –sufficient and thus, identify unfulfilled needs of every young Nigerians and proffer lasting solution for them to be usable in the society. TiiN also aimed at improving both personal and career skills in the life of teenagers in the country.
To influence the teenagers most especially the in-school teenagers to acquire alternative skills in any vocation in order to complement their professional skills and thus creating an alternative skill for themselves in order to establish their own business later in life . e.g carpentry, catering/baking, mechanic, photograph, fashion-designer, barbing, hairdressing, electrician, etc.
Having discovered the schools do not teach on how money is made and failure to include skill training and capacity building in school curriculum has made many youth to be jobless and thus lack of innovative ideas.
In order to make the skill acquisition possible, we intend to establish skill center name GLASS HOUSE.
The skill centre is a center for teenager to network with one another and build better friendship among young people of like minds. The networking activities that exist between these young minds will help them to be critical in their thinking and create conflict management strategies to resolute both personal and social problems. The centre will be a platform for various project of the organization as it is going to accommodate the followings;
The skill center is an avenue to open the eyes of teens to business skills that will prompt them to be eager to establish their individual businesses.
The TiiN focus also on how to ensure that all Nigerian young minds become a responsible to themselves and the society. The group intends to inculcate into them the societal values, norms and belief system of the society as well as helping them to know the civic right and responsibility in order to help teenagers to commit themselves to the Nigerian dream.
To assist all Nigerian the teenagers to exhibit the spirit of patriotism and make them better citizenry.