Imagine a generation of disadvantaged youth whom through entrepreneurship, possess vital success skills to create opportunities for themselves and others. A generation who learned more than simple business creation skills or job skills. They learned life skills and harnessed the entrepreneurial mentality to drive action today.
Recesspreneurs goes the extra step to hone in on the students mentality and instill in them the skills they need to succeed whether or not they can create a profitable company or acquire a job. Our youth are taught how to succeed despite the obstacles life may challenge them with.
Recesspreneurs, Inc. focuses on teaching students entrepreneurship through hands-on experience. Students learn entrepreneurship is a mentality and lifestyle, therefore business lessons applicable to their everyday life. Students will build their own companies, acquire leadership positions, create presentations, and learn to integrate their passions and life experiences into their ventures. Through the Recesspreneurs curriculum, the students will be presented with regular challenges on the basis of intellect, character, team building and maturity.
Through various challenges and exposure to the unfamiliar, the students will grow and develop by understanding themselves and developing emotional intelligence. Students will learn to use past adversities and future challenges as tools of progression and growth. The curriculum and mentors facilitate students to create bonds with each other that will eventually grow into a deeper, more familial connection.
Through this support system they will build each other and hold each other accountable for success. This program is made to inspire the students to inspire others and develop them into role models both for themselves and for their community, thereby effectively building and supporting each other as they improve upon their socioeconomic status.