b'Our Global Expansion Narrative 4 AfricaIn June 2020, Narrative 4 began full operations on the African continent. In that time, we have rapidly introduced and expanded our hub model. We have trained 217 Narrative 4s mission is to harness the power of stories to equip and emboldenstory exchange facilitators in eleven Nigerian cities, representing teachers who work young adults to improve their lives, communities and the world. It is grounded inin over 150 secondary schools, and we have recruited an additional eleven Master Practitioners-in-training.a vision that one day, every young adult in the world will lead with empathy. The next two years are critical to the execution of this mission, which is more important todayIn South Africa, we have initiated our Trash to Treasure Empathy into Action campaign than ever before. in the Joe Slovo Township in Port Elizabeth. We are working closely with students and To support our evolution from start-up to scale-up weve hired a dynamic cohort of neweducators there to spearhead and fund a program that incentivizes residents to pick up recyclable trash in exchange for redeemable grocery vouchers. staff members to help us develop and deliver our growing number of global initiatives. Gautam Gangoli - Chief Operating Officer Not only does this put the power in the communitys hands to buy healthy food with Gautam Gangoli believes nothing is impossible, which makes himdignity and visible results, the project will also drastically improve the health of the land and drinking water in the Township.a perfect fit for the Narrative 4 team.With a proven track record of driving business turn-arounds and leadingBuchi Onyegbule - Manager of African Operationscross-functional teams through scale-up and"As the virtual worldBuchi Onyegbule is a broadcast journalist, transition, Gautam thrives on challengesbecomes the neweditor, and sometime writer. Most while empowering teams with a sense ofrecently, he was the host of The2021 promises to be purpose. normal, there isMorning Mojo, Abuja\'s premier radioeven more exciting, growing demand fortalk show focusing on governance,as N4 will expand From multinational corporations to start- N4 programs thatpolitics and other national issues ininto Tanzania, Kenya ups, Gautam has extensive experiencefoster empathy andand Morocco, with compassion, whichNigeria.managing businesses globally. He hasour tripartite focus worked and lived in the UK, China, Thailand,are key componentsBuchi joined the Narrative 4 team asof our facilitator/MP Australia, and India and has spent over 19for mental health andManager of African Operations and hishub operations, Artist years in consumer goods and the tech industry.wellbeing. Today,goal is toNetwork, as well as Born and raised in Mumbai, India, Gautam recentlywe are primed toensure N4 isour civic engagement received his second Masters degree in Leadership andaccelerate our scaleoperationalprojects including our Strategy from the London Business School Sloan Fellowby dramaticallyin every African countryEmpathy into Action Program. He is a permanent resident of Australia andincreasing our nationalin a few years time. campaigns and our growth and ourmentorship program.currently resides in London and Worcestershire, UK.capacity for outreachBuchi lives in Abuja, to new participants,Nigeria\'s capital city. - Buchi Onyegbulefacilitators, and schools in our regional hubs." - Gautam GangoliParticipants at our first N4 Nigeria facili-tator training. To date, we\'ve trained 10 over 200 facilitators in 1111Nigerian cities.'