Kaduna Announces ‘Transforming Nigerian Youths program’, for residents

The Transforming Nigerian Youths program aims to create a network of entrepreneurial and managerial change-makers specifically youths and women across the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector in Nigeria but with special interest with those who live in Lagos, Kano and Kaduna states.

This program is brought to Nigeria by the Young Africa Works-Mastercard Foundation in partnership with the Enterprise Development Centre, Pan-Atlantic University.

EDC is teaming up with the Foundation to build the capacity of 40,000 MSMEs with special focus on agriculture and creative sectors especially women-led businesses in Lagos, Kano and Kaduna states. The training will be delivered via EDC’s online learning platform and IVR( Interactive Voice Response) to enable all learners to take part in the lessons on the go wherever they are.

The following are the core objectives of the program:

  • To completely transform the mindset of youths in Nigeria to become more entrepreneurial, and to equip them to be self-employed or job creators.
  • To create market access and provide support services to existing business owners especially those being run by young people.
  • Change the way learning or information is received in Nigeria through EDC Beam.

SME-TOOLKIT REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

FULL NAME
GENDER
MARITAL STATUS
HOME ADDRESS
DATE OF BIRTH
EMAIL
PHONE
STATE OF ORIGIN
STATE OF RESIDENCE
HIGHEST LEVEL OF EDUCATION
INSTITUTION ATTENDED
COURSE
BUSINESS NAME
BUSINESS ADDRESS
TYPE OF BUSINESS
BUSINESS SECTOR
IS YOUR BUSINESS REGISTERED
YEARS IN BUSINESS
DESCRIBE YOUR BUSINESS, PRODUCT/SERVICES
WHAT’S UNIQUE ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS
LIST YOUR FIVE COMPETITORS
TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE YOUR BUSINESS TO BE IN THE NEXT FIVE YEARS
HOW MANY JOBS CAN YOUR BUSINESS CREATE IN THE NEXT ONE YEAR
HOW MUCH SALES HAVE YOU MADE IN THE LAST ONE YEAR
HOW MUCH PROFIT DID YOU MAKE IN THE LAST ONE YEAR
HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THIS?

To apply, click HERE

About the Author: Success Kafoi

Success Kafoi is a technology oriented Nigerian Journalist, with penchant in ICT development and technology innovation. You can reach him on success@naijaaffairs.com

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