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Toke Makinwa: On Becoming Empowered

Toke Makinwa, in a bid to give back to people, has launched an #OnBecomingEmpowered campaign in which she will give 3 million naira to four people.

#OnBecomingEmpowered grant is an initiative of On Becoming by Toke Makinwa. The campaign is geared towards giving back to people out there with a terrific small start-up business plan, but with little or no initial capital.

To participate, you are to upload a one minute video sharing what winning the grant will do for your business. If you can film what you do, it will increase your chances of being shortlisted to the next round as creativity and effective time management are important in this campaign.


Upload your video on Instagram using the hashtags #OnBecomingEmpowered #Imusthavemyown and tag @onbecomingbytokemakinwa. The most engaging videos will be reposted and selected people will be contacted.

You will also be required to pitch your ideas/business plan to a panel. If you go through successfully, you will be invited to an empowering brunch where you get to learn from those who were once where you are now.

This competition is open to everyone. and application is for three weeks

Follow @onbecomingbytokemakinwa to watch the videos. The #OnBecomingEmpowered project starts now.

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