Impoverished Country High Vision

 

Jacob is attending a conference having large number of eminent ministers of various countries

One of minister from remote country expresses concerns of unrest in his country..

Jacob ‘why is it so?’

Minister ‘poverty and lack of education’

All echo simultaneously ‘poverty is linked to lack of education’

Minister ‘how we solve problem of unrest in such countries’

Nancy one of the delegate from developed country expresses ‘huge funds are given to various countries as charity or Corporate social responsibilities or grants or research funds and then the countries tend to loose focus, change priorities and it is messy’

Minister ‘our intent is good but unfortunately an unrest begins.. natural.. man made and then.. ‘

Jacob ‘entrepreneurship thrusts need to be more in such countries and NGOs who work at grass root level be mandated towards social entrepreneurship initiative’

All remain silent

One of the prime minister of a country announces

‘Jacob will be designated chief adviser in our country’

Jacob looks surprised

All give a big applause

Jacob ‘but your country is in mess.. total unrest.. absolute terrorism and crime.. including sex violences and what not’

Prime Minister ‘Connecting to people and guiding them.. different ball game all together. if you are confident.. do it for me.. draw a vision document.. am pleading all other country to approve the budget right away.. and then’

There is an uproar and pin drop silence

Pocker faced one president mentions ‘elections coming.. unrest in our country too.. cannot help’

Soon others also backtrack

Prime Minister ‘did you all get our problem?’

Jacob feels guilty

Jacob ‘Sir.. let me take only one single problem and will try to solve it.. only education..

Can you afford US$100000 for same’

Suddenly there is a big clap

All countries decide to donate US$1000 for this cause.. and the project begins..

Prime Minister of the remote country ‘boy.. why you decided to take the risk’

Jacob ‘sometimes life gives you an opportunity to fight for a cause.. who knows the country could be next popular developing country in some time’

Prime Minister hugs Jacob

As the conference ends.. Jacob gets invitation from 50 countries.. to solve their problems too’

Jacob realizes that initiative is needed.. someone just needs to be a leader.. make their voice felt.. and all will follow them..’

 

 

 

 

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