MasterCard Foundation Young Africa Works: EDC Transforming Nigerian Youths Programme 2024

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The Transforming Nigerian Youths initiative is designed to establish a network of innovative and managerial leaders, particularly targeting youths and women within the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector in Nigeria

This initiative is introduced to Nigeria through a collaboration between the Young Africa Works-Mastercard Foundation and the Enterprise Development Centre at Pan-Atlantic University.

EDC is partnering with the Foundation to enhance the capabilities of 40,000 MSMEs, with a specific emphasis on the agriculture and creative sectors, particularly women-led businesses in Nigeria. The training will be conducted through EDC’s online learning platform and Interactive Voice Response (IVR), facilitating convenient participation in lessons for all learners, and enabling them to engage wherever they are.


The program’s fundamental goals include:

  • Completely reshaping the mindset of Nigerian youths to foster a more entrepreneurial spirit and empower them to be self-employed or creators of job opportunities.
  • Establishing market access and offering support services to current business proprietors, particularly those managed by young individuals,.
  • Revolutionizing the approach to learning or information consumption in Nigeria through EDC Beam.

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