Yearn Foundation Initiatives

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Yearn Foundation Initiatives by Mind Map: Yearn Foundation Initiatives

1. Work Placement and Career Training (post orphanage)

1.1. Create job mentoring and shadowing programs

1.1.1. Short-term goals

1.1.1.1. Research school mentoring programs, bringing mature kids from surrounding schools to come and mentor the orphans (duel benefit).

1.1.1.2. Research multinationals in the region who might be willing to do internships

1.1.2. Long-term goals

1.1.2.1. Create internship opportunities for orphans

1.1.2.2. Create job shadowing opportunities

1.1.2.3. Computer programs

1.2. Identify top orphans and coach

1.2.1. Short-term goals

1.2.1.1. Research current orphan talent assessment programs

1.2.2. Long-term goals

1.2.2.1. Help talented orphans

1.3. Orphan business model

1.3.1. Short-term goals

1.3.1.1. Orphanage kiosk

1.3.1.2. Orphanage Christmas card

1.3.2. Long-term goals

1.3.2.1. Sell orphan-made goods online to global audience

1.4. Finance college education

1.4.1. Short-term goals

1.4.1.1. Research microloans for students (like vittana.org) to explore how we could do the same for orphans

1.4.2. Long-term goals

1.4.2.1. Start microlending to deserving orphans to fund their education

1.5. Stop human trafficking

1.5.1. Short-term goals

1.5.1.1. Research current human trafficking issues and initiatives in Russia, especially the far east of Russia

1.5.2. Long-term goals

1.5.2.1. Train and educate orphans so that they are not susceptible to the coercion of human trafficking ploys

1.5.2.2. Partner with anti-human trafficking groups

1.6. Short-term goals

1.6.1. Understand current legislation

1.7. Long-term goals

1.7.1. Develop work placement programs and career training for orphans once they leave orphanages

2. Families and Homes

2.1. Facilitate and enhance adoption

2.1.1. Short-term goals

2.1.1.1. Research LDSFamilyServices and what they do in Russia

2.1.1.2. Understand in country adoption

2.1.2. Long-term goals

2.1.2.1. Profile orphans for possible adoption or foster home activity

2.2. Educate adopters about orphans

2.2.1. Short-term goals

2.2.1.1. Research current adoption

2.2.2. Long-term goals

2.2.2.1. Create an online community for Russian adopters

2.2.2.2. Create an online community for returned missionaries to help

2.3. Understand foster home model

2.3.1. Short-term goals

2.3.1.1. Research and understand current options

2.3.2. Long-term goals

2.3.2.1. Create in-country system

2.4. Short-term Goals

2.4.1. Develop credible champions in orphanages and regions of Russia to support

2.5. Long-term goals

2.5.1. Strengthen the family

2.5.2. Create online networks and communities to facilitate adoption and adoption help and/or foster homes

3. Sufficient Material Needs

3.1. Identify needs

3.1.1. Short-term goals

3.1.1.1. Inventory orphanages that fall under our criteria

3.1.2. Long-term goals

3.1.2.1. Visit Russia each summer to re-assess needs and strengthen relationships

3.2. Raise funds

3.2.1. Short-term goals

3.2.1.1. Corporate sponsorships

3.2.1.2. Talent showcases

3.2.1.3. Email campaign

3.2.1.4. Facebook campaign

3.2.1.5. Twitter campaign

3.2.1.6. Physical letterhead and letter to people

3.2.1.7. Research the tax implications for individuals and companies when donating

3.2.2. Long-term goals

3.2.2.1. Raise $50,000 in 2010

3.3. Deliver goods to orphans

3.3.1. Short-term goals

3.3.1.1. Empower in-country representatives with marketing material

3.3.1.2. Train in-country team

3.3.1.3. Provide for travel and food while on assignment

3.3.2. Long-term goals

3.3.2.1. Perfect the giving care supply chain; ranging from raising funds to providing goods to measuring impact

3.4. Short-term goals

3.4.1. Identify one orphanage that we focus our efforts on

3.5. Long-term goals

3.5.1. Build a sustainable relationship with this orphanage so that we can experiment with our other longer-term goals

4. Physical and Mental Healthcare

4.1. Train medical staff

4.1.1. Short-term goals

4.1.1.1. Research medical staff composition: psychologist, doctor, psychiatrist , social worker

4.1.1.2. Research how it’s done here in the States

4.1.2. Long-term goals

4.1.2.1. Funding the hiring of the right staff

4.2. Implement orphan assessment programs

4.2.1. Short-term goals

4.2.1.1. Research tests that are done in orphanages to feel for what orphans have what

4.2.2. Long-term goals

4.2.2.1. Create a form for orphanages to fill out: orphanage diagnostic

4.3. Introduce vaccines

4.3.1. Short-term goals

4.3.1.1. Research existing vaccine activity

4.3.2. Long-term goals

4.3.2.1. Supply critical vaccines

4.4. Short-term goals

4.5. Long-term goals

4.5.1. Create a self-sustainable physical and mental health care system within the orphanage

5. Educated and Prepared for Life (in orphanage)

5.1. Improve curriculum

5.1.1. Short-term goals

5.1.1.1. Research current research in orphanage

5.1.1.2. Research other orphanages to learn of what they are doing with curriculum

5.1.2. Long-term goals

5.1.2.1. Identify internship opportunities for students

5.2. Train teachers

5.2.1. Short-term goals

5.2.1.1. Research teacher composition in orphanages

5.2.2. Long-term goals

5.2.2.1. Put on Educational conference for current teachers

5.3. Organize field trips and recreation

5.3.1. Short-term goals

5.3.1.1. Research current field trips and activities (summer programs)

5.3.1.2. How do they re-create (sports, facilities, etc.)

5.3.2. Long-term goals

5.3.2.1. Create a summer program for orphans

5.4. Implement life and moral skills

5.4.1. Short-term goals

5.4.1.1. Research choice skills and evaluate possibility to translate / use in Russia

5.4.2. Long-term goals

5.4.2.1. Teach life and moral skills in the orphanage

5.5. Short-term goals

5.6. Long-term goals

5.6.1. Create self-sufficient programs to provide life and moral skills training

5.6.2. Develop microloans for orphans program

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