March 22, 2023



Corpreneurship problem: Unity Financial institution splashes N10m on 30 corps members

Unity Financial institution Entrepreneurship Growth Initiative – Corpreneurship Problem, focused at empowering contemporary graduates and Corp Members on one-year obligatory nationwide youth service has, in its ninth version of the Corpreneurship Problem held throughout 10 States just lately, doled out N10 million grant to 30 winners.

The winners emerged after a enterprise pitch presentation held throughout 10 States; specifically, Rivers, Delta, Sokoto, Edo, Abuja, Akwa-Ibom, Osun, Kano, Bayelsa, and Enugu, with every state producing three winners who took dwelling money grants of N500,000, N300,000 and N200,000.

The winners of this ninth version included Corp Members focusing growing entreneurship in renewable vitality, vogue, magnificence, agro-processing, confectionaries, and many others.

A few of the winners on the Rivers State NYSC Orientation camp at Nonwa Gbam Tai included Muoneke Present, whose marketing strategy on renewable vitality took dwelling the grand prize of N500, 000; adopted by Ilesanmi Olamide’s enterprise proposal on magnificence providers to say the N300, 000-business grant for first runner up. Ekanem Moses Idoreyin’s confectionary enterprise proposal took dwelling the N200, 000 grants.

The winners emerged after their enterprise plans have been assessed by a panel searching for enterprise concepts that exhibit originality, marketability, future employability potential of the product, and information of the enterprise.

The Unity Financial institution Corpreneurship Problem has regularly joined the league of a few of the most impactful, youth-focused entrepreneurship improvement initiatives in Nigeria, empowering no fewer than 100 younger entrepreneurs over the previous three years.

To this point, Unity Financial institution has invested over N100 million within the initiative which has now produced 118 winners because it was launched in 2019.

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Just lately, one of many beneficiaries in Sokoto, Beulah Yusuf, who emerged as second runner-up in one of many editions efficiently, launched her recycling enterprise with the grant obtained from the Financial institution. She unveiled her merchandise extensively acclaimed for addressing environmental air pollution and waste administration inefficiencies, underscoring the Financial institution’s motivations to maintain the initiative.

Talking in the course of the finale at Rivers State NYSC Orientation Camp just lately, the Group Head, Retail, E-Enterprise, and SME Banking, Unity Financial institution Plc, Mr. Olufunwa Akinmade, mentioned the Financial institution was delighted with the spectacular information the Corpreneurship Problem has pulled thus far.Represented by Regional Supervisor, Port Harcourt Area, Unity Financial institution Plc, Mr. Eto Ukpe, Akinmade reiterated the Financial institution’s dedication to sustaining the initiative and mainstreaming the Corpreneurship Problem as a dependable and impactful entrepreneurship and enterprise empowerment and mentorship programme within the nation.