FATE Foundation in partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation is pleased to announce the call for applications for the virtual Aspiring Entrepreneurs Programme targeted at entrepreneurs within the sustainability space and who are within Lagos State. The Target sectors are Renewable energy, Circular economy, Climate change, Green economy and Sustainability Development.
As part of her corporate philanthropy program, Mitsubishi Corporation is providing sponsorship support to cover the N400,000 all-inclusive tuition fee for carefully selected 30 entrepreneurs who will be enrolled in a 12-week enterprise education programme focused on gaining essential knowledge, strategies, skills, and tools to build sustainable businesses within the sustainability ecosystem.
To qualify, entrepreneurs must have a minimum of Senior Secondary school education with a preference for Tertiary school graduates who have viable businesses and have already launched, be computer literate must have access to and be able to use a digitally enabled device, and must be aged between 25-45 years old.
You will also be required to upload the relevant documents indicated below:
- Profile picture
- Birth Certificate
- Curriculum Vitae
- Senior Secondary school education Certificate/Statement of Tertiary Education Result/Certificate
Additional Post Programme Benefits:
- Business Advisory Support from FATE Foundation
- Group mentoring from FATE Foundation
- Access to Free Business Support Tools & Applications
- Funding and Market Linkages
The programme is a virtual 12-week enterprise education programme focused on capacity building on essential knowledge, strategies, skills, and tools to build sustainable businesses within the sustainability ecosystem. With the continued existence of the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of businesses have come perilously close to quitting while many others have abandoned their original ideas and/or had to pivot drastically. These sessions will be facilitated by various industry leaders and professionals across the circular economy and entrepreneurship ecosystem using a pedagogy approach to build networks amongst the entrepreneurs and encourage group/team work for better learning. The robust learning structure is a combination of virtual interactive class sessions, workshops, case studies, entrepreneurship book reviews, plenary sessions, masterclasses and group activities.
The AEP Sustainability curriculum has been designed to provide insight and relevant knowledge to aspiring and budding entrepreneurs within the sustainability ecosystem to see diverse market potentials and understand how to create a