2020 Mastercard Foundation/EDC Transforming Nigerian Youth under MSME Program | Apply here

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

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.

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 Interactive Voice Response (IVR) to enable all learners participates fully in the lessons from wherever they are.

Read: FG 75bn MSMEs Survival Fund Loan Scheme

Core Objectives of this Programme

  1. The Programme will completely transform the mindset of youths in Nigeria to become more entrepreneurial which will help them to equip them to be self-employed or job creators.
  2. The 2020 Transforming Nigerian Youth  will helps to create market access and provide support services to existing business owners especially those being run by young people.
  3. At the end of the programme, it will Change the way learning or information is received in Nigeria through EDC Beam.

Mode of Application

To apply for the 2020 Transforming Nigerian Youth program, click Apply here to visit the application portal.


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