MTN Y’ellopreneur is an initiative of the MTN Foundation designed to provide capacity-building and funding opportunities to qualified Nigerian female entrepreneurs, in collaboration with the Bank of Industry.
The Foundation is committed to bridging the female entrepreneurial skills gap, through a 4-week virtual training programme meant to ultimately empower more female folks, in alignment with the Federal Government’s Sustainable Development Goals Agenda.
Benefits Of The MTN Foundation Y’ellopreneur Programme.
- The participants of the training who meet the set criteria for selection of the top 100 entrepreneurs, will receive equipment loans of up to N2 million, to enable them to grow and sustain their businesses.
- Upon full payback of the equipment loan, grants would be extended to those who meet expectations of the credit terms.
Registration closes July 8, 2022. Visit the official registration portal to register.
About MTN Foundation.
MTN Foundation was established in 2004 to manage CSR initiatives for MTN Nigeria Communications Plc. It is one of the first corporates in Nigeria to launch such an initiative which was commissioned in May 2005. MTN Nigeria Communication PLC commits up to 1% of its Profit after Tax (PAT) as its main source of funding for projects.
MTN Foundation has invested over NGN 23.7 Billion in the 36 states of the federation and FCT so far. And has over 924 project sites across Nigeria with 48 unique projects which span across 2,604 communities and reached over 30,741,005people.
To be a leader in Corporate Social Investment initiatives in Nigeria measured by the impact and sustainability of our projects on our host communities as well as high perception rating of MTN’s brand.
To improve on the quality of life through Health, Education, Youth Development and National Priority initiatives on a sustainable basis in such a way as to impact positively on the MTN brand.
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