Pictures: NGO launches free online entrepreneurship, agro-empowerment training




A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Reap Africa Initiative, has launched an online free two weeks intensive training on agro-business and entrepreneurship.

The scheme tagged, “Youth Revolution in Entrepreneurship and Agricultural Production” (Y-REAP) is aimed at giving free online training on 10 basic entrepreneurship courses and one elective course on any agricultural product to participants.

The training according to Reap Africa Intiative is open to all Nigerians irrespective of their age, status and class.

Chief Executive Officer of Reap Africa Initiative, Mr. Donald Mmereole, in a statement said, “We launched the Y-REAP training in line with our organisation’s next phase of driving an entrepreneurial/agricultural revolution in Nigeria. It is a known fact globally, that Nigerian youths are intelligent, energised, resilient and enterprising.

“However, garnishing these traits with professional knowledge and capacity building on the basic entrepreneurial skills which will have a great impact on our economy. Reap Africa initiative is a Certified Management Consulting (CMD) organisation. We also acknowledge that funding is a major challenge faced by startups and existing SMEs; as a certified Enterprise Development Institution (EDI) for the NIRSAL AGSMEIS LOAN SCHEME our certificate gives you the gate pass to access up to N3 million collateral-free loan.

“Participants will also be given an opportunity to join our cooperative with prospects of grants and other means of funding for SMEs from our partners. The revolution starts with a click on www.reapinitiative.org register and take the trainings for free.”

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