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About Marcus

Marcus Edibogi Akor is the team leader of The Bridge Youth Development Foundation with office in Benue State, Nigeria empowering young people through leadership and entrepreneurship skills acquiring programs to realize their full potential. The Bridge is registered as a corporate body with registration number CAC/IT/NO 60651. He is a fellow of Democracy Series for Participatory Learning and Actions by Youth, Africa Season 8 (DESPLAY Africa) program of Youngstars Development Initiative and National Endowment for Democracy, Washington DC, USA. He has acquired skills through several training programs both online, in Nigeria and abroad in the areas of Leadership, Peace development, HIV/AIDS Prevention, Prevention of Mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS, Sexual and Human Reproductive Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Information Management System, Public Health and others. He was the only youth from Nigeria to be invited to participate in 2011 Leadership and Entrepreneurship training of Kanthari International Institute for Social Entrepreneurs & Innovators, India. In Kanthari, he gained Leadership, project management, Public Speaking, Fundraising and communication skills. During the training, he attended two months internship in The Apparel Source, Tamil Nadu, India. He is a current Student at the International Institute for Global Leadership, USA. He loves volunteering. Marcus believes developing Youth through empowerment is critical to reaching the sustainable development we all yearn for in our country Nigeria and the world at large. I am passionate about positive social change especially in the lives of young people.

MY GIFT OF MINI-BOOK TO YOU.

Happy New Month of November, 2018 “Are you going through hard time? You may be asking the kind of question Zacharias asked, “How can I come out of this trouble, circumstance or situation? How can this be? How can that … Continue reading

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OVERCOMING FEAR, STAGNATION AND UNBELIEF.

“And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight” – Numbers 13:33. How you see yourself before others … Continue reading

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EXCHANGING WEAKNESSES FOR STRENGTH.

Mrs. X started talking about her weaknesses, that she has been living carelessly for some time now and she know is not good for her as a believer in Jesus Christ. She said she is not pretending about it and … Continue reading

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The Bridge Youth Development Foundation Newsletter, June 2016

Dear Friends and supporters of The Bridge Youth Development Foundation, It is a great pleasure to welcome you on The Bridge Youth Flight Newsletter for the 1st half of the year 2016, Youth Development in Action, 29 ABBA MORO AVENUE, … Continue reading

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CONSEQUENCES OF ASSOCIATION.

If you associate with the godly, the righteous and the humble, you’ll be blessed but when you associate with the wicked, the ungodly and evil, the consequence is that you’ll be cursed. Psalms 1:1 says “Blessed is the man that … Continue reading

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HEARERS AND DOERS! GOD BLESSES ONLY DOERS!!

God blesses only doers of His work, not hearers! Your hearing of His Word is supposed to give you faith that leads to work. Faith without works is dead. James 1:21-25King James Version (KJV) 21 Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and … Continue reading

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The Bridge Youth Development Foundation Newsletter April, 2015

Dear Friends and supporters of The Bridge Youth Development Foundation, It is a great pleasure to welcome you on The Bridge Youth Flight Newsletter 2, Youth Development in Action, Ugbokolo, Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State. On behalf of … Continue reading

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