Thank you very much for impacting and supporting entrepreneurs in the month of July, we are grateful.

In the month of July, we organized Ninety- Seven (97) hours of Virtual Sessions via Zoom and Instagram live streaming. We are grateful to you for being part of our story in helping Nigerian business owners to either Start, Grow, or Scale their businesses.

 The Next Economy

The Next Economy empowers Youth in Nigeria, to unleash their talents, build their confidence, and hone the skills they need for a successful career in a job or as an entrepreneur.

To accommodate the diverse ambitions of young people entering the labor market and together with our local partners, we offer The Next Economy Programme.

The Next Economy programme startup (Core Life Skill) for the year 2020 started on the 16th of July, 2020. A programme which targets One hundred (100) youth across Nigeria,

Seventeen hours (17) were spent by our volunteers in the month of July impacting the participants.



Get Inspired by Raquel Daniel, Head of Administration and HR at the Enabling Business Environment Secretariat (EBES)

Learning and Advisory by Raquel Daniel, Head of Administration and HR at the Enabling Business Environment Secretariat (EBES)

Get Inspired by Elisha Mamman, CEO at Noneli Integrated Services Limited and Noneli Properties and Investment Limited

Entrepreneurship 101 by Emeka Odibeli, FIMC. CMC

Workplace Readiness Skills by Chioma George, Executive Director at E-Circle Foundation

Workplace Readiness Skill by Richard Obiechie, Human Resource at Northwest petroleum & Gas Co. Ltd

Business Etiquette & Time Management by Fred Okeagu, Human Resource at Chisco Group

Scaleup Agribusiness

The ScaleUp Agribusiness Accelerator Programme is a unique accelerator programme developed by the FATE Foundation in partnership with African Capital Alliance Foundation, aimed at providing targeted support to growth stage high-potential Nigerian agribusiness entrepreneurs who are looking to scale their businesses, expand their market reach and attract potential investors and strategic partners.

The volunteers below spent Ten (10) hours impacting the incubates.

Am I Enough? by Edobong Akpabio, CEO at Visionage Agrotech Farm Ltd.

Inclusive Hiring in Business by Ruth David, Partnership Coordinator at WAVE.

Exploring Disruptive Innovation in the Agribusiness System by Ténemba Anna Samaké, Executive Director of MBC Africa.

How to Scale your Agribusiness? by Segun Adebanji, Chairman at Cornerstone Insurance.

Investment Readiness byOlumide Lawson, Executive Director at Sahel Capital Partners.

AEP Digital

AEP Digital is a pre-incubation program in Partnership with Facebook to help aspiring entrepreneurs build resilience and competitive advantages during this crisis and post this crisis.

In the month of July, AEP digital programme commenced in Kwara state and Cross Rivers while Lagos state and Rivers AEP Digital programme came to an end in the same month.

Twenty-Eight (28) hours were spent in impacting entrepreneurs by the volunteer below.

Lagos State

Facebook Business and the Effective Use of Instagram by Mojisola Delumo, CEO/Founder Create Solutions

Building a Team by Asuquo Okon, Lead Consultant at Energy People Africa Limited

Finance Fundamentals I & II by Jonathan Ikeolumba, Partner at Officelord Consulting

Finance Fundamental III & IV by Olawale Omowo, Accountant at Lagos State Government

Facebook & WhatsApp for Business by Eb’rahim Durosimi, Lead Partner at SME Studio

Rivers State

Facebook and Instagram for Business by Eb’rahim Durosimi, Lead Partner at SME Studio

Legal Requirements for Running a Business in Nigeria by Adaora Onoh, Member at DIYlaw

Building a Team by Oluwaseun Oshoniyi, Head of Membership Relations at Lagos Chamber of Commerce and industry

Facebook & WhatsApp for Business by Daniel Chinagozi, Digital Consultant at Innovation Growth

Kwara State

Defining your Market by Enyinnaya Iroadumba, Premium Instructor at Udemy

Set and Smash your Goals by Ahmed Falade, CEO at De Office Concepts and Services

Entrepreneurial Leadership in a Crisis by Ayodele Olajiga, CEO at FoodPro

Cross River

Defining your Market by Chris Oramali, CEO at Frontier Built-in Appliances Ltd

Set and Smash your Goals by Henrietta Agboola, CEO at House of Henri Ltd.

Entrepreneurial Leadership in a Crisis by Louis Ibok, General Manager at Cross River State Microfinance and Enterprise Development Agency (MEDA)

Growth Support               

FATE Foundation kick start Capacity Development Programme in partnership with Credit Direct in organizing a virtual Equipping Employees for Growth in the New Normal to equip their employees with entrepreneurship and future-ready skills in the month of June.

The Programme was concluded in the month of July with over 200 participants in attendance.

Twenty-Eight (28) hours were spent by the volunteer below to impact the Participants.

Developing a winning Business Plan 1 & 2 by Uyi Ima-Edomwonyi, Rheumatologist at LUTH

Developing a winning Business Plan 1 & 2 by Udoka Ozurumba, Founder & CEO at Connect Skills Nigeria

Developing framework for a viable business in Nigeria by Amobi Okeke,Principal Strategist at Q Prime

Developing framework for a viable business in Nigeria by Tolu Akintan, Director at Strategy Business Development, 50KMPH ltd.

Future Ready professional by Roselyn Onalaja, Managing Consultant at StreSERT Services Ltd.

Future Ready professional by Modupe Mac-Dawodu, Managing Consultant at Marcforte Business Consulting

Digital Marketing Skills by Segun Abodunrin, Group CEO at

Digital Marketing Skills by Mojisola Delumo, CEO/Founder at Create Solutions

Digital Marketing Skill by Ebrahim Durosimi, CO-Founder/Lead Partner at SME’ Studio

Digital Marketing Skills by Alexander Asomba, Operations Manager at Teleperformance Nigeria

Financial Management Basics by Sheriff Ibrahim, Internal Control & Audit at Quantum Zenith

Financial Management Basics by Ikenna Nwosu, Internal Audit & Process Improvement, FBN Holdings PLC

Financial Management Basics by Oyenike Otekunrin, FBN Holdings PLC

Financial Management Basics by Abiola Adediran, Midridge International

Emerging Entrepreneurs Programme

Emerging Entrepreneurs Programme (EEP) 26: Strategizing for Resilience offers owner-managers the perfect opportunity to re-invent their businesses. This unique edition of EEP is a 12-week long online programme specifically designed to equip business owners with essential knowledge and critical tools that can be applied immediately as they lead their businesses through these tough times.

Volunteers below spent Fourteen (14) hours impacting entrepreneurs in the month of July.

EEP 26 Induction by Bambo Adebowale (Course Director)General Manager (Nigeria/Ghana) at Mitsubishi Corporation

The Entrepreneurial Mindset – Leading Your Business through a Crisis by Rotimi Oyekanmi Partner at Apis Partners

Entrepreneurship during COVID 19: Building The Mindset Required to Survive the Pandemic by Wale Adisa, CEO at The Strategos Company

The Business Environment: The Good, The Bad, The Opportunities by Oluwatoke Soyebo, Analyst at Dalberg Advisors

The Business Environment: The Good, The Bad, The Opportunities by Chimdindu Onwudiegwu, Project Manager, Dalberg Advisors

Re-visioning Your Business: Your Business Direction and Corporate Culture by Yomi Jemibewon, Managing Director at CardinalStone Capital Advisers

Customer Journey Mapping, Creating a Great Customer Experience during a Crisis by Odunayo SanyaAg. Executive Secretary MTN Foundation at MTN Nigeria

Virtual CEO Chat by Tunde Popoola, Managing Director and Chief Executive at CRC Credit Bureau Limited

FATE Content Contributors

A lot of thanks to these expert professionals who provided information though Articles on the

BusolaAkin-Olawore, Founder at Versa Research

DIY law

Robert Yakubu, Founder at The Roberts Yakubu Company

Ndidi Obinwanne, Client Success Manager at Squad Digital