SteemALive Presents: Steemit training facility at No 5 St. michaels Street Aba, Abia State Nigeria!

in SteemAlive2 months ago (edited)

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Introduction

Journey of a thousand mile, they say, begins with a step. SteemAlive as a community continues to make progressive steps towards achieving its vision to bring Steemit to every doorstep. While we have been recruiting and mentoring new users, we are usually faced with this difficult question: If you say that steemit is a global brand, where is your office? This has been the first question we face from potential investors and ordinary users. An office or training facility gives people some confidence that what we are talking about is real.

Today Saturday 10/10/2020, is a memorable day that we at SteemAlive cannot easily forget. Today marked the end of a journey that started many months ago to procure a suitable training center/office. The facility is located at No 5 St. Michaels Road Aba, Abia State Nigeria. We had so many challenges that included finance, securing a suitable location and equiping it with the necessary items needed to run Steemit training. We had to wait for a long time, and finally we now have a place to proudy invite people for mentorship.

We went to a popular Radio house to make a 10 minutes presentation yesterday (Friday 9/10/2020). You can read about it in this post. 15 persons responded after the Radio broadcast and 8 made it to our training center. The program started by 11am local time and ended nearly 2 hours later. The invitees were really grateful and happy for the opportunity and some signed up immediately and are now working on their achievement 1 posts. We are really happy for this great progress and look forward to making Nigeria one of the countries with the most active users and investors on Steemit. The much we have accomplished required some financial expenses. Take a look.
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Financial Implications of having the Training Center

Here are some of what it cost to set up this Training facility.

  1. Rent: We paid a 1 year rent of 180,000 naira for the facility. This is the equivalent of 2400 Steem ( at the current rate of 75 Naira per steem).

  2. Radio Presentation: We made a Radio presentation for 10 minutes and 10,000 Naira. This is the equivalent of 133 Steem.

  3. Seats: We bought 10 plastic seats for 7,750 Naira at the rate of 1,550 Naira each. This is the equivalent of 103 Steem.

  4. Banner. The 13 feet by 8 feet banner was designed by @focusnow. The printing costs 9,680 Naira. This is the equivalent of 129 Steem.

  5. Refreshment for guests: We bough I crate of 7up soft drink for 1000 Naira. This is the equivalent of 13 Steem. We also bought a packet of biscuits for 300 Naira to entertain our visitors. It is the equivalent of 4 Steem.

  6. Miscellaneous expenses. We also spent on printing of fliers, Electrical installations, moving costs and other things.

We spent a total of: 2400+133+103+129+13 +4 = 2782 Steem.

The above is a huge budget especially in a country like Nigeria with a not so strong economy. We are happy with the achievements, but we have not yet arrived.
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What remains to be done

The training facility can still accommodate more than the 20 seats we have now, so we will need more seats. We also need to buy a projector machine so that we can mentor and show our trainees what to do on the screen. We hope to make weekly Radio presentations to create more awareness

Branding: In the coming days, we are planning to do Steemit-branded Tshirts and face caps. These would be used during meetups and a future street campaign.
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Take a look at our images


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The training facility ready for guests arrival

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Our giant 13 feet by 8 feet banner

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Guests enjoying snacks during a brief intermission

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@focusnow did a selfie with guests

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Some of the trainers: @mesonia and @focusnow


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The trainers complete: @whitestallion, @mesonia and @focusnow


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Happy project coordinator @focusnow

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Conclusion

We are really thrilled by this great achievements. We are eager to campaign and promote Steemit to the best of our abilities. We are sincerely happy for the selfless efforts of SteemAlive community members like @samuel20 who together with @focusnow did the radio presentation. @mesonia and @whitestallion helped @focusnow to conduct the semiar today.

We are especially grateful to @steemitboard for their conttinued support to SteemAlive community. Together, we hope to achieve greater things and drive mass adoption of blockchain technology through steemit.

CC: @steemcurator01, @shortsegments, @stephen kendal, @cropto.piotr

Written by: @focusnow
For: @steemalive

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This is a great move....
More achievements to come in the nearest future, we are moving forward.
You're doing a great job @focusnow, your efforts will surely yield good results in no time.
Steemalive to the world 💪...!

 2 months ago 

@marydexplorer. We are winning together. Thank you for being an active member of our community.

Wow this is big one and an amazing start, hoping to speak in one of the training ☺

 2 months ago 

@henryglowz. Thank you for your kind words. We would be happy to have you speak for us one day.

Weldone sir,great work on behalf of other steemalive member i appreciate your marvelous work i pray we keep winning till we achieve our aim.
You are really doing well,God bless you sir.

 2 months ago 

@pricelesspresh. Thank you too for supporting our efforts.

 2 months ago 

@focusnow This is great.The whole process was well detailed.It is a good thing that the seminar was successful.

Special thanks to everyone that made out time out of their tight schedule to play one role or the other in the whole process.

To all members of @steemalive thank you for your untiring support and encouragement.

Regards!!!

 2 months ago 

Thank you @samuel20 for the Radio presentation. You support has been phenomenal.

 2 months ago 

Good job @focusnow and company. We all appreciate your efforts in taking steemit to the moon through @steemalive.
#twopercent #nigeria

 2 months ago 

Thank you Ma'am for your support too.@ngoenyi

 2 months ago 

@steemalive, this is a whole lots of good steps and great achievement.
The sky is our starting point.
Nigeria is yet to hear us and hear Steemit.
I really missed this training, if I was still around I wouldn't be exempted.
Thanks for all yourselfless input on steemit and @steemalive.

Best regards [email protected].

 2 months ago 

Thanks for being supportive. Your kind words are touching. Keep do great for SteemAlive. @talktofaith

Great work.

Are you going to have a regular program of training events?

For reference it is @steemitblog not @steemitboard .

@steemcurator01. Sure we will be having regular training programs. We hope to work on a schedule of 4 days each week. Then once we are through with arranging the city coordinators in the next few days, we will be able to open everyday and have different volunteers run the trainings.

Thanks for the name correction. It was a mistake.

 2 months ago 

Wow! this great and mighty. @steemalive you are really doing great how i wish i stay at Aba to witness all this, its so awesome. i wish to visit the training ground one day. keep up the good work sir

 2 months ago 

Yes, one of the days, you will surely pay us a visit. Thank you for all that you do for SteemAlive @bright-obias

 2 months ago 

You are welcome sir, its my pleasure to work with steemalive

 2 months ago 

This is magnificently applaudable sir @focusnow thanks for the greay step you have taken so far. The good and great God is on your side., Take care Sir.

 2 months ago 

@davchi. I appreciate your words of praise. Thank you too for being an active member of steemalive

 2 months ago 

Thanks sir, is my pleasure.

@focusnow,,, I applaud you... God is your strength. I have missed a lot,,, but am back. Am happy with what am seeing. Keep up the good work.

 2 months ago 

We missed you so much @ninapenda. Thank you for coming back. You won't regret it.

Great work, @focusnow! You are really doing a great job at Nigeria.

 2 months ago 

@oppongk. Thank you for your kind words sir.

This is wonderful... I'll definitely be there

 2 months ago 

@preciousdiamond. We would.be so happy to see you.

Congratulations @steemalive and your team for this epochal event, especially in Nigeria!

I would love to be a beneficiary of your training , but for the distance barier , being resident in Delta ,Nigeria!

Nevertheless, I wish you and your team more of steeming exploits in Aba and beyond!

Keep on Steeming!!!

 2 months ago 

Thank you for your kind words @whyaskwhy. You can still be sort of it from a distance. We have a thriving WhatsApp group where our members support each other and grow together. Check the links at the bottom of this post and follows us on WhatsApp.

Thanks for the opportunity. I will do so NOW!

Pliss vote back 🙏
@mulyadilsm

 2 months ago 

If you would like to join SteemAlive Community and be active, we will be happy to.support you. Check the bottom of this post and join our WhatsApp group chat. @mulyadilsm

 2 months ago 

I wish I could be here but distance 🥺
Congratulations for making this project come to pass.

❤️❤️❤️
Becky

 2 months ago 

@beckie96830. That is the beginning of greater things to come for SteemAlive and Steemit. Thank you for your LID entries, although you missed today.

 2 months ago 

This was a great initiative and I'm happy I was and still is a part of it. @whitestallion , I loved your lesson the most ...I was re-trained?😄

@mesonia
😘

 2 months ago 

@mesonia thanks for the compliment, tried my best to rep @steemalive. We growing rapidly.

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