The Leadership Initiatives Business Expansion Program recently provided Auwal with new tools for his car repair business. This let’s him repair more cars more efficiently.
Motorcycle Repair Shop Community Biographies
Personal Story of Hassan Muhammad, an employee of Auwal Motorcycle Workshop:
Hassan Muhammad, 18 years old. He lives with his parents. Hassan finished his primary school education and his parents could not afford to pay for his secondary education so his father brought his to Auwal’s workshop to learn how to repair bikes, so as to make money to return to finish his education.
He began working with Auwal for over a year now. He does a good job and he knows his work well enough now. This has helped him to make extra money to pay for his education and help his parents.
Things have been a little difficult for him because both his parents are sick, and this has required quiet some finances from him. Hassan continues to work hard to make a better future for himself and his family.
Personal Story of Name:Kabiru Abubakar, a child attending school:
Kabiru Abubakar is a 20 year old young man who lost his mother about 4 years ago. Since then things became really hard for him. His father and his step mum did not care for him and his 3 siblings. 2 of his siblings died, living just him and his elder brother.
Things grew worse, as he had to stop attending school after his mum’s death; as she was the one financing his education. Kabiru continued to roam the streets without any work or skill to help him.
Finally he met Auwal who persuaded him to have his father bring him to learn at his workshop. Which is he has been doing for about 3 years now. Since then he has been able to make enough to return to school.
Personal Story of Kabiru Aminu, Auwal Motorcycle Workshop Customer:
Kabiru Aminu, has been bringing his bike for repairs with Auwal for almost 5 years now. He used to take his bike to another work shop before but after he heard about the quality of Auwal’s works he changed.
Kabiru had a problem excessive fuel consumption with his bike. He spent so much on fuelling the bike; until he brought it to Auwal who fixed it for him once and for all.
Since then Kabiru has patronized Auwal and brought other customers to him.
Personal Story of Haruna Ibrahim, Orphan supported by the Auwal Motorcycle Workshop:
Haruna Ibrahim, a 14 year old boy lost his mother some years ago. His father was a business man who was never really around much and Haruna and his 2 siblings were left to take care of themselves.
Auwal took notice of him and offered to train him. He agreed and began working in Auwals workshop, which he has been doing for over a year now.
Since Haruna began to work in the workshop , he has been able to take care of his needs, return to school and even help his siblings as much as he can. This has turn his life around from an idle young boy to an independent young boy.
Story of Alhaji Nasiru, a supporter of Auwal Motorcycle Workshop:
Alhaji Nasiru is one of the supporters of Auwal’s workshop. Since Auwal was still working as an apprentice in his boss’ workshop he has known Alhaji Nasiru.
Nasiru began by giving him some work to and also. He has continuously sought the welfare of Auwal and that of his businesses. Giving him advises on how to run his business, how to get and keep customers and even ideas on how to grow his business
Auwal has enjoyed continuous support and sometimes financial help from Alhaji Nasiru for over 5 years now.
International Business Alliance Partner Schools
Abdulhadi’s tailoring shop has been partnered with:
- Tokay High School
- Science Academy of South Texas
Development Goals For the Auwal Motorcycle Workshop
1. Improve security in the business workshop area
2. Expand their ability to use tools that will make his business stand out among others.
3. Learn new financial management skills