Little League on a Little Island

Help bring education, equipment, and empowerment to children on a remote third world island accessible only by boat.
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stephen martinmartin
Sports
Little Corn Island
Nicaragua
5 Team Members

 

5 TOOL FUNDAMENTALS

(A start up project on Little Corn Island, Nicaragua)

*NEW GOAL*

We are blown away and filled with gratitude by the amount of support we have received. Now we have shifted our focus to building a field, complete with storage units, restrooms, and concessions. In addition this stretch goal would enable us to employ the appropriate amount of people to sustain this project for as many as 150 children.

Our new goal is $10,000

Keep swinging and Keep sharing!!!

 

 

On any given day, on the tiny island of Little Corn, located off the coast of Nicaragua, you can find children playing the country's most beloved sport of baseball. This third world island can only be reached by boat, which makes education and equipment difficult to obtain.

Collectively we have had numerous experiences traveling, living, and working third world. We have played on teams, worked in teams, taught children, and been involved in non-profit work. In our ventures we have consistently observed a lack of structure, education, and materials.

Based on your level of generosity, we can reach a goal as simple as bringing basic baseball equipment and free clinics to the island, and as grand as building a field and establishing a structured Little League.

 

What We Need

We have re-set our funding goal to $10,000, which would enable us to ship and transport the following:

-balls

-bats

-gloves

-helmets

-and any other essential baseball equipment.

In addition, these funds would allow us to begin the process of constructing a field for Little League teams.

Furthermore, by meeting this stretch goal  we could supply:

-team uniforms

-field maintenance and equipment (bases, chalk, shovels, rakes, etc.)

-add facilities such as: storage units, restrooms, concessions, and a scoreboard.

Depending on the level of support and funding we receive, 5 TOOL FUNDAMENTALS intends to expand  to communities beyond Little Corn Island.

 

The Impact

We have come to the understanding that there are 5 fundamental tools to achieving success: simplicity, communication, preparation, efficiency, and execution. There are also 5 fundamental tools to the game of baseball; hitting  for average, hitting for power, fielding, throwing, and agility/speed.

5TF intends to use the 5 tools of baseball to teach the 5 tools of success, basic life skills, and the importance of environmental awareness, sustainability, and self-confidence.

We hope that with your support and through the game of baseball we can positively effect the community for generations to come.

 

 

SPREAD THE WORD!!!

We appreciate your support and thank you for your donations. Please help us by sharing our Indiegogo link with anyone you think may be interested in our project.

Now LETS PLAY BALL!!!

Sincerely,

5 Tool Fundamentals

 

 

 

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$2,500 USD goal
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This campaign ended on May 28, 2014
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    First pitch

    A hand written thank you card from 5 Tool Fundamentals

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    A hand written thank you card and a 5 Tool Fundamentals Bracelet.

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    A hand written thank you card, a 5 Tool Fundamentals Bracelet, and a set of embarrassing photos of co-founder Stephen Martinmartin.

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    A hand written thank you card, a 5 Tool Fundamentals Bracelet, a set of embarrassing photos of co-founder Stephen Martinmartin, and a one-of-a-kind 5TF t shirt. Please add $5 for international shipping.

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    A hand written thank you card, a 5 Tool Fundamentals Bracelet, and your Pick between a Dodgers, Angels, or Athletics MLB jersey.

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    A hand written thank you card, a 5 Tool Fundamentals Bracelet, and 4 tickets to a MLB baseball game of your choice. *playoffs excluded*

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    5TF VIP Package includes: thank you card, 5 Tool Fundamentals bracelet, 5TF shirt, round-trip ticket for 2 to Little Corn Island and a 4 night stay at Yemaya Resort and Spa. As an added bonus you will get the chance to meet the kids and see your donation in play! http://www.littlecornhotel.com/ Blackout dates and restrictions may apply.

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