Foundation gives N82m to young entrepreneurs
The Intafact Hero’s Foundation, yesterday, empowered 40 young entrepreneurs with finance after a rigorous training and mentoring sessions.
The Chairman of the Foundation, the Obi of Onitsha, His Majesty, Nnaemeka Achebe, noted that Intafact Hero’s Foundation programme has empowered many youths to contribute to the economic growth of Nigeria.
He revealed that over 5,000 valid applications were received this year, compared to 1,700 received last years.
“The Foundation gave a total grant of N50 million to 24 hardworking young men and women from the five states in the South-east; aside Benue, Delta and Edo States, with the result that more youths from a greater number of states have been reached.”
He commended the company for expanding the programme to accommodate more states, beyond the five South Eastern states.
The Regional Director AB InBev and a trustee of the Foundation, Godwin Oche, said the programme is in line with the company’s desire to deliver on its sustainable development objectives of nurturing prosperous and healthy communities.