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Neligh was paid a visit by five interesting women on Wednesday. The group is part of an organization called the International Leadership Training Program.
The non-profit organization has served in the United States since 2001. Its mission is to raise young conscientious leaders who can contribute to peace-building efforts around the world.
The individuals are in the United States for one year and are currently residing in Omaha. They travel to surrounding areas and today are in Antelope County selling jewelry to support their leadership workshops.
Next month, the group will travel to Arizona to continue their mission.
The five women are Manassanan Tanasuk and Kuntida Salee from Thailand, Lovelyn M. Barrete from the Philippines, Alexandria from Russia and Tsende Hpp from Mongolia.
Barrete said that Neligh was such a small town compared to what they're used to. They have already been through Kearney, Lincoln and Omaha.
As of June 2014, 210 people from as many as 30 countries joined the ILTP program and have became active community leaders in their home countries.