EQUIP Youth Empowerment programme is a programme made available to build capacity and empowerment programme designed for young people as well as women that are unemployed, underemployed or financially challenged or just want to learn skills, stay relevant and start a business.
What is EQUIP Youth and Women Empowerment programme?
E means educate,
Q means quench,
U means upgrade,
I means illuminate and
P means pivot.
The equip empowerment programme is an initiative of the Whitefield Foundation and is funded by The Coca-Cola Foundation to help empower women and children aged 18 to 45 years old.
The empowerment programme is sponsored by other Partners such as:
Capstone Resource Centre,
Sterling One Foundation,
Megalios IT Foundation,
And Kano State Ministry of Youth & Sports Development.
Benefits of the EQUIP Youth Empowerment programme
This programme is intended to give 60,000 participants free employable and entrepreneurial skills which will enable them to earn income which will help them shake off poverty, build financial gain, and cater to their immediate and personal requirements.
The programme is FREE both online and offline
Requirement to apply for EQUIP Youth and Women Empowerment programme
- Must be a Nigeria Citizen
- Must not be older than 45 years or younger than 18 years.
The Grant is categorized into:
BRONZE Category – 25,000 each.
SILVER Category – 100,000 each
GOLD Category – 200,000 each
At the end of the programme, about 1,000 participants will be in receipt of grant support.
When will EQUIP Youth Empowerment programme Start?
The registration of Equip as started already, this means you can now apply in order to enjoy the benefits.
You must act fast as only 60,000 qualified participants will be selected, the faster you apply the better chance you have to be shortlisted.
How long will training take?
The training is divided into Four (4) stages:
– The First Stage will be done completely online and it will last for Two to Three (2-3) weeks.
– The Second Stage will also be virtual, it will be an interactive practical sessions and it will last for Two (2)Weeks.
– The Third Stage will be an Intensive Boot-camp for top candidates.
The Last stage will focus on business pitching for the grant award.
– Participants are given a maximum period of 5 weeks to start and finish all the training.
– Completing the First stage will bag you a certificate.
After completing the first two stages, you will gain the opportunity to compete to win grants.
How to Apply for EQUIP Youth Empowerment programme 2021
Applying for the EQUIP Youth Empowerment programme 2021 is quite simple and easy. All you need to is click on the website link below and follow the procedures carefully.
APPLY with this link: https://www.equip.whitefieldfoundation.ng/register