SOCIO-ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM

SOCIO-ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM

This is a program that is focused on adding value to youth. the program is designed to collaborate with organizations through their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm empower youths with entrepreneurial skills, capacity building, business networking, business tools, small  business strategic financing and also champion the cause of young entrepreneurs at local and state levels to curb unemployment in Nigeria and enhance youth participation in nation building.

 

  • CASE FOR SOCIO- EMPOWERMENT FOR YOUTHS                    Below are some of the reasons that makes youth empowerment a wise and viable decision for any organization to invest in;
    • Lack of enough available jobs to absorb unemployed youths – 57%
    • Lack of adequate work experience among youths– 25%
    • Inadequate and inappropriate educational skills (i.e. covering areas such as entrepreneurial and various technical skills) – 23%
    • “Youth are often the first to stand against injustice…young people are a force for transformation”
    • They can provide the energy, creative ideas and determination to drive reform.
    • Youth are the most important and dynamic segment of the population in any county
    • They can increasingly develop their own solutions to global challenges.
    • Youth empowerment guarantees economic prosperity.

VALUE PROPOSITION AND STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES:

  • To curtail the frightening rate of poverty and unemployment amongst youths.
  • To reduce the over dependence of youths on the government.
  • To curb social vices, youth uneasiness and enhance peace and unity.
  • To enhance and promote entrepreneurship culture and ecosystem in Nigeria for the creation of sustainable wealth.
  • To incorporate the development of states and Nigeria into African and global top economies.
  • To massively contribute to the actualization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • To build new generational business leaders that will impact Nigeria with disruptive innovations.
  • To create social and economic impact to States and the Nigeria at large.
  • To harness the Talents, Skills and Activities (TSA) of the youths and earn them a clear future.
  • To empower, support and encourage youths in the participation in entrepreneurship through access to finance, mentorship, entrepreneurship training, networking and technical support.
  • To raise and build future world-class entrepreneurship leaders that will create positive impact to Nigeria socially and economically.