2022 Young African Works for Creative Business

2022 young African works for creative business is much more than a competition it is a global award around initiative.

This Empowerment Program is meant to empower youths and young entrepreneurs their different creative Industries and give them some innovative capabilities which should benefit the industry and Society.

The award is more like a competition that provides an opportunity to get Exposed as a business owner and meet industry playmakers and investors.

Creative industries today contribute significantly to the economic growth of any country and provide employment opportunities for the youths.

The aimmof this training is to bring out people who will help in developing a new and innovative solutions to the challenges faced by local industries and help checkmenting the other sectors that helps in economic development, find their faults and provide solution.

The training is sponsored by Madter card foundation and seeks a world where everyone will have the opportunity to learn not minding their background or their starting point.

Some of the challenges faced by young scholars and innovative and creative minds is lack of funds and Mastercard having that in mind sponsors this award to help in bringing out those young creative mind and getting them to change the society.

Entrepreneur Details

  • Host Country: Nigeria
  • Host company: Mastercard Foundation
  • Category: Entrepreneur
  • Eligible Countries: African Countries
  • Application: Now open
  • Deadline: September 5, 2022

Benefits of 2022 Young African Works for Creative Business

This program is set to be a 5 days intensive learning enterprise bootcamp which will help expose of the challenges faced by local or traditional industries and find solution to it.

Not just that, it will help in empowering not only the participating startups but the creative startups community throughout Nigeria and other countries.

If you got selected for the 5-days enterprise bootcamp, you will have the opportunity of going home.with 1 million naira, your program will be monitored by international mentors who will give you some advice on some certain business strategies and business support service.

Requirements for 2022 Young African Works for Creative Business

For you to be among the selected awardees, younhave to fulfill some requirements which have been listed below.

  • Must be an entrepreneur
  • Must be a creative person
  • Have a good knowledge of what Innovation and creativity means
  • Have some business plans
  • Must have an idea with business potential
  • Be able to research and provide solution to any economic issues.
  • Must be from any African Country Residing in Nigeria.

Creative Sector Available

  • Fashion
  • Designs
  • Leisure Activities
  • Film, video and photography
  • Software, computer games and electronic publishing
  • Toys and Games
  • 3D peinting Maker
  • Craft and Artisan
  • Music
  • Gastronomy
  • Architecture
  • Technology Experience

How to Apply for 2022 Young African Works for Creative Business

The three must important things you should have in mind before you continue is

  • Be an Entrepreneur
  • Show creativity and innovation
  • Have an idea with business potentials

When you have this, you can then proceed to apply use this link reg.smetoolkit.ng

You are required to create and account with them before proceeding because If you are selected, it will reflect in your portal.

Go to their Official Website link to learn more about them.