Tuesday 26th September, 2017
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Future Project, Microsoft partner to empower youths

Future Project, Microsoft partner to empower youths

The Future Project in col­laboration with Microsoft Nigeria has announced the call for application to ac­celerate the Economy through Youth in Enterprise (Acceler­ate LABS).
 
Accelerate LABS is the activa­tion of Small and Medium Scale (SME) Business Engines to ac­celerate economic development through enterprise development and technology.
 
Through this intervention, the initiative will equip 2,160 youth across the six geo-political zones in the country to build socially inclined, high profit, and high­ly competitive enterprise capable of impacting the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country.
 
Citizenship Lead, Microsoft Nigeria, Olusola Amusan said “Microsoft, through our Youth Spark initiative seeks to em­power the youth population of Nigeria to imagine and realize their full potential by connect­ing them with greater opportuni­ties for education, employment and entrepreneurship, helping them creates a real impact for a better tomorrow.
 
On his own, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, The Future Project, Adebakin noted that “By the end of one year we would have empowered young people to develop empathy, find clarity of purpose and the needed re­sources to build socially respon­sible enterprises in their commu­nities.
 
We will have youth across Ni­geria leading the frontiers of change in various disciplines”.

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