Shell LiveWIRE 2016 entrepreneurship program calls for application from Ogoni youths

Shell LiveWIRE 2016 entrepreneurship program calls for application from Ogoni youths

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) has announced the commencement of the 2016 LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme, specifically designed for youths in Ogoniland. LiveWIRE is a youth enterprise development programme which began in Nigeria in 2003 and is supported by the SPDC JV. The programme aims

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) has announced the commencement of the 2016 LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme, specifically designed for youths in Ogoniland.

LiveWIRE is a youth enterprise development programme which began in Nigeria in 2003 and is supported by the SPDC JV. The programme aims to inspire, encourage and support young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 to start their own businesses through the provision of training, mentorship and startup finance.

The LiveWIRE programme objectives include the following:
• Enable youths to establish businesses by providing business planning and management skills through the ‘Become a Successful Business Owner Course’.
• Provide business startup grants for candidates with the best business plans.
• Link successful candidates to third parties like banks, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and allied financial institutions.
• Provide a volunteer mentoring programme for successful candidates.

The programme will include courses and workshops in:

• Pre-startup:- Value and Organise Yourself (VOY)
• Bright Ideas workshop
• Business Planning & Management (Become a Successful Business Owner)
• Business Startup (How to access finance & technology)
• Post startup (Mentoring, Incubation, Market linkages)

Applicants must be indigenes of communities in the following 4 Ogoni LGAs in Rivers State: Eleme, Tai, Gokana, and Khana aged between 18-35.

Visit Shell LiveWIRE to register before deadline on the 26th of August.

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  • lekpa felix giima
    August 19, 2016, 1:02 pm

    interested.

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