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Our Product

Our eight month mentoring program runs from October to June

Nourishing Hands Inc. teen mentoring program serves teens through both school and community-based activities. We partner with high schools in low-income communities, churches, court systems, and other places where teen dwell to provide both virtual and in person, and one to-one and group mentoring sessions. Our program year runs from October to June. The model allows each participant access to four expert mentors throughout the year. Our services are delivered through four initiatives: Wellness, Education, Employment, and Financial Literacy. Each initiative runs for eight weeks, guided by curriculums that ensure our services are relevant and life changing for our participants.

Mentoring Stats

46 million young people, aged 8-18 live in America today and 16 million of them are growing up without a mentor. 9 million of those without a mentor face a variety of day-to-day challenges that put them at-risk for falling off track. Mentoring is important, not only because of the knowledge and skills mentees learn from mentors, mentoring also provides professional socialization and personal support to facilitate success in adolescent years and beyond. Quality mentoring greatly enhances a teen’s chance for success.

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Our Initiatives

Our program serves teens through four initiatives

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Wellness

MentallyFIT is a drug prevention program equipping teens with the education and resources necessary to make informed decision about abstaining from drug use.

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Education

Gaining Through Education is ensuring that low-income teens have the tool to empower their decisions and success in the college admission process.

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Employment

Earning to Start Learning provides guidance for teens who plan to join the workforce after high school through career counseling and apprenticeship.

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Financial Literacy

Wealth-Magnet is educating teens from low-income communities about the importance of being good stewards of their finances, by providing relevant information and practical examples.

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21% of teens live

in poverty in Georgia

%

4.7% of teens drop

out of high school

%

40% of Georgia's

teen are homeless

%

20% of teens 16-19

are unemployed

Upcoming events

We love connecting with our communities in DeKalb, Atlanta and surrounding residents in the areas. Please see upcoming events below.

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May. 15 2021
Coding Day
Coding Day
  • 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • Virtual

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We host several opportunities throughout the year.