Do you have a business idea that is searching for investible funds and support of mentorship and sound professional advice? Are you aspiring to be an entrepreneur? If your answer is in the affirmative, search no more.
The African Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Nigeria (AYEEN) Entrepreneurship Development Programme is calling for applications for grants for the 2018 round.
Now in its fourth consecutive year, AYEEN provides young entrepreneurs with funding, equipment, mentorship and training that they need to build their businesses, which would, in turn, help to create the millions of jobs for the teeming youths in Nigeria. Grants under the AYEEN programme cut across a wide variety of sectors in the economy, including but not limited to agriculture, automotive, consumer goods, education, construction, engineering, energy, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, food, retail, and technology.
The AYEEN Programme, targeted at young and entrepreneurial Nigerians, seeks to identify viable business ideas, start-ups and existing businesses which can be supported with funding, mentorship, and training. Under the AYEEN Programme, beneficiaries are empowered with various amounts of funds, according to their business plans, as approved by managers of the Programme.
To date, the AYEEN Programme has been providing business mentorship and training in various small and medium enterprises, across various sectors of the economy. A growing number of beneficiaries have come from Agriculture and Aquaculture, and participants are receiving support in starting, running and expanding their businesses. Mentorship under the AYEEN Programme provides information, advice, and guidance to aspiring and new-breed entrepreneurs. The Programme also artisans and grassroots entrepreneurs with the tools of their trades, with a view to enhancing their efficiency, and boosting their productivity.
To apply for the 2018 AYEEN Programme, which has started receiving applications, get your Business Plan ready, and go online to fill the Registration Form. How do you register and stand a chance of being one of the 500 lucky beneficiaries of the AYEEN 2018 Grant Programme? To sign up, visit https://ayeen.ng/ayeen-2018-registration/
Should you wish to engage the service of an AYEEN-certified Agent for the preparation of your Business Plan and/or registration for the 2018 AYEEN Programme, contact any of the following:
- Biz Take Off Solutions
- Retop Limited
- Shinelight Integrated Limited
Best of luck.