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Foundation gives out start-up grants to youth entrepreneurs


A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Activate Success International Foundation (ASIF), has given out start-up grants of N200,000 apiece to 10 entrepreneurs under its Youth Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Programme (YEEP).TV Host and Founder of ASIF, Love Idoko, who disclosed this yesterday in Abuja, said that YEEP was aimed at helping and encouraging young people to maximise their potential.

She said that beneficiaries of the programme were drawn from Kano, Benue, Abuja, Niger, Delta and Plateau states respectively to encourage fish farming, arts and craft, fashion, and piggery, among others. Besides, Idoko said over 100 business proposals were received out of which 30 were selected with the number later scaled down to the 10 final beneficiaries whose own were considered.

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