WHAT IS YOUWIN! CONNECT?

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WHAT IS YOUWIN! CONNECT?

Post: # 2477Post nassmnasir@gmail.com
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:02 pm

WHAT IS YOUWIN! CONNECT?

YouWiN! Connect is a multimedia enterprise education initiative of the Federal Ministry of Finance (FMF) which aims to support young entrepreneurs as they PLAN, START and GROW their businesses. YouWiN! Connect seeks to promote entrepreneurship as a viable career option for young Nigerians which in turn will create jobs and wealth.

WHAT ARE THE OBJECTIVES OF YOUWIN! CONNECT?

The overall aim of the program is to promote entrepreneurship as a viable career option for young Nigerians through three components of the programme, namely:
• YouWiN! Connect Enterprise Education - (Print, Social Media, TV & Radio)
• YouWiN! Connect Capacity Building - (Online Training & Sector Specific In-Class Training)
• YouWiN! Connect Series Fund

WHAT IS THE YOUWIN! CONNECT ENTERPRISE EDUCATION?

The Enterprise Education is a weekly print/online publication, television and radio broadcast series that aims to achieve the following;
• Build entrepreneurial capacity through exposure to relevant SME development materials and tools such as technical, legal and financial skills in business management.
• Inspire budding entrepreneurs by sharing real-life experiences from business owners and professionals.
• Disseminate relevant entrepreneurship education content to foster enterprise amongst the Nigerian youth.
• Use of Social Media to engage and network with Nigerian youth entrepreneurs

WHO CAN APPLY FOR YOUWIN! CONNECT ENTERPRISE EDUCATION?

No application is required. It is open to the general public and is accessible in print and electronic media.

WHAT IS YOUWIN! CONNECT CAPACITY BUILDING?

This is an online/in-class extension of the YouWiN! Connect Enterprise Education and targeted at young entrepreneurs. It aims to build entrepreneurial capacity (online and in-class training) through exposure to relevant SME development materials and tools such as technical, legal and financial skills in business management.

WHO CAN APPLY FOR YOUWIN! CONNECT CAPACITY BUILDING?

• Nigerian Citizen.
• Aged between 18 - 40 years.
• Post secondary school qualification (includes university, polytechnics, diplomas, NCE etc) .
• Proposed and/or existing Business must be located in Nigeria.
• Business must not entail production or distribution of weapons, alcoholic beverages, tobacco, gambling or any activities in contradiction of the Nigerian constitution.
• Potential / existing entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas or plans for expansion respectively.
• Proposed Business must be in one of the programme target sectors.

WHAT ARE THE YOUWIN! CONNECT CAPACITY BUILDING TARGETED SECTORS?

• Information and Communication Technology
o Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
o Information service activities
o Telecommunications
o Production of computer, electronic and optical products
• Agriculture/Agroprocessing
o Crop and animal production
o Fishing and aquaculture
o Food processing and production
o Production of beverages
o Animal waste processing
o Animal feed processing
• Fashion
o Production of textiles
o Production of wearing apparel
o Production of fashionable hair related products (wigs, hairstyles, e.t.c.)
o Beauty product and/or accessories.
• Manufacturing and Retail
o Production of leather and related products
o Production of wood and wood products
o Production of furniture
o Production of fabricated metal products
o Production of rubber and plastics products
o Production of paper and paper products
o Retail trade
• Construction
o Building construction and related services
o Civil engineering and related services


I DO NOT LIVE IN NIGERIA, CAN I PARTICIPATE IN THE YOUWIN! CONNECT CAPACITY BUILDING?

Yes you can participate in the online training. But to access other components of the programme, your business must be domiciled in Nigeria.

HOW DO I KNOW IF I AM SELECTED FOR YOUWIN! CONNECT CAPACITY BUILDING?

You will be communicated through email and text message. However if you have any enquiries about the status of your application, you can send emails admin@youwinconnect.org.ng Also visit the website regularly for more info.

WHAT IS THE YOUWIN! CONNECT SERIES FUND?

This is an annual venture capital fund set up by the Federal Ministry of Finance which will offer equity investment to start-ups and early stage SMEs through qualified fund managers under a co-investment model.

HOW CAN I CONTACT THE SECRETARIAT WITH ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

Via email and/or the YouWiN! Connect call centre viz;
Email
admin@youwinconnect.org.ng
support@youwinconnect.org.ng
Call Center
08092579999
08096579999
09060000814
09060000815

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Re: WHAT IS YOUWIN! CONNECT?

Post: # 2680Post Ibroabu2006
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:08 am

I always enjoys your post. Weldon Sir.

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Re: WHAT IS YOUWIN! CONNECT?

Post: # 2741Post ADAMMA_29
Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:00 pm

nice one.
thanks

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Re: WHAT IS YOUWIN! CONNECT?

Post: # 3262Post lino
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:55 pm

Thank you sir for keeping us abrest with youwin

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Re: WHAT IS YOUWIN! CONNECT?

Post: # 3303Post abashiruphilip
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:23 pm

Thanks for this revelation

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Re: WHAT IS YOUWIN! CONNECT?

Post: # 3541Post eby4uzo
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:42 am

Please, I want to know the fate of N-power beneficiaries to this YouWIN connect program, if they will be disqualified base on BVN linking with Federal government . Because, they are not civil servants.

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Re: WHAT IS YOUWIN! CONNECT?

Post: # 3570Post Akinbami Omolayo
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:34 pm

How can I apply to Youwin please lead me. Thanks

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