Youth Development

[Annual talent and awards event, The Enterprise Growth Academy (TEGA) and The ARENA]: This event is aimed at developing and exhibiting latent talents and in turn motivate other young people to do more. Over the years we have been able to reach out to an average of 6000 youths annually. TEGA is an interactive workshop for emerging entrepreneurs with a follow up mentorship program. The ‘ARENA’ is a SHAPE sharing ‘Think Tank Hub’ focused primarily on the younger generation aimed at improving the lives of our youths by providing an ‘Arena’ where stakeholders from various sectors meet, discuss and SHAPE the Future of our Nation positively

1THE ENTERPRISE GROWTH ACADEMY (TEGA) 

OUR GOAL

The Enterprise Growth Academy (TEGA) is a training workshop aimed at developing young minds towards entrepreneurial development, job creation and build the capacity of young business owners to expand their business to its full potentials as an entrepreneur and also create sustainable employment opportunities.

The first edition was held on the 28th and 29th of December 2016 with lots of feedbacks from the participants this was possible based on the follow-up mechanism we developed. We intend to showcase the outstanding participants from 2016 during TEGA 2017.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to ensure that youths in our country are involved in the growth, development and industrialization of our economy through employment generation opportunities by:

  • Building small businesses
  • Enhancing thriving business outfits
  • Building capacities of aspiring Entrepreneurs

2. The Arena

The ‘ARENA’ is a SHAPE sharing interactive session focused primarily on the younger generation aimed at improving the lives of our youths by providing an ‘Arena’ where stakeholders from various sectors meet, discuss and SHAPE the Future of our Nation positively. The event features sessions on experience sharing, brainstorming, capacity building, employability, career development and social responsibility. The acronym SHAPE stands for Strategy, Harmonize,  Articulate, Possibility and Excellence.

We have been able to reach an average of 2000 youths in smaller cluster over the last four years. The philosophy is to create a trainer of trainers learning and sharing platform.

We have partnered with private, public and international organizations like Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, MaternalPulse Foundation, Heritage Expression, CEI Hall, ADIT Communications and lots more.

3. Annual Talent Development and Awards Event ( Eclectic )

We organize talent development/entertainment competitions that comprises of Musical and Dance performances and a community development based award event to celebrate heroes who have contributed immensely to the growth of the society and national economy. This special event has over the years had participants from across the country.

We have been able to reach an average of 6000 youths annually over the span of Seven years.

We have partnered with private, public and international organizations like MTN, GlaxoSmithkline (Ribenna and Lucozade Boost), Microsoft, Lifewind International, GLO Mobile, Google, MaternalPulse Foundation, Sharon Hotel, Bomak Photos, Dashing Bride and Ondo State Government.