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Wema Bank/ Mastercard/EDC Up to 500,000 Naira Transforming Nigerian Youth Program 2023

EDC Transforming Nigerian Youth Program

EDC Program: Here is a golden opportunity to partake in the 2023 Wema Bank/ Mastercard/EDC Transforming Nigerian Youth Program. The “Transforming Nigerian Youths” program is brought to you by Wema Bank in collaboration with Enterprise Development Centre, Pan-Atlantic University, and Mastercard Foundation.

The Transforming Nigerian Youths initiative intends to build a network of entrepreneurial and management change-makers, primarily among youths and women in Nigeria’s Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector.

About the EDC Transforming Nigeria Program

EDC is collaborating with the Foundation to strengthen the capacity of 40,000 MSMEs in Nigeria, with a special emphasis on agriculture and creative sectors, particularly women-led companies. The training will be offered through EDC’s online learning platform and IVR (Interactive Voice Response), allowing all learners to participate in the classes wherever they are, at any time.

Table of Contents

About the EDC Transforming Program

Brief Program Details

Objectives of the EDC Program

Full Benefits of the Transforming Nigeria Program

Eligibility Requirements

How to Apply

Brief Program Details

Sponsors: Mastercard Foundation | Wema Bank | Pan-Atlantic University

Type: Training/Internship

Award Value: Grant (Up to 500,000 Naira) | Training | Mentorship

Eligible Level: Entrepreneurs | Business Owners | Startups

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

Application Deadline: Open

Objectives of the EDC Program

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

Also Apply: Commonwealth Young Professionals Program (YPP) 2023 For Young Graduates

Full Benefits of the Transforming Nigerian Youths Program

  • Capacity building at no cost
  • Mentorship by Industry Leaders
  • Seed funding
  • Dedicated /Personified Business Support
  • To award up to 500,000 Naira grants to business owners.

Eligibility Requirements

Below are the requirements to be considered for the EDC Transforming Nigerian Youths Entrepreneurship Program:

  • Be a Nigeria
  • Applicants must be residing in Nigeria
  • Applicants must be young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-35

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click the Apply Button below to apply.


Click Here to Apply

Visit the Mastercard Foundation Official Website for More Information


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