⁃ E.Q.U.I.P stands for E-educate, Q-quench, U-upgrade, I-iluminate and P-pivot.
It is an Empowerment Program initiative of Whitefield Foundation funded by The Coca-Cola Foundation to empower youths and women between the ages of 18 yrs to 45 yrs.
⁃ Other Partners include Capstone Resource Centre, Sterling One Foundation, Sterling Bank, Megalios IT Foundation, MSMEAfrica, AfricanFarmer and Kano State Ministry of Youth & Sports Development.
- This initiative is designed to equip 60,000 participants with FREE employability and entrepreneurship skills that will help them generate income to rise out of poverty, gain economic power, cater to their personal and immediate family needs.
- Program is FREE. Online and Offline Hybrid
- GRANT CATEGORIES
GOLD Category – 200,000 each
SILVER Category – 100,000 each
BRONZE CATEGORY – 25,000 each.
In Total, 1,000 participants will receive financial grant support.
– Registration for EQUIP starts on Thursday November 18, 2021.
Online training will commence as soon as 60,000 qualified participants are selected.
It’s first come first served. Register Early. EQUIP
⁃ This training is in Four (3) stages.
⁃ The First Stage will be 100% online and will last for Two -Three (2-3) weeks.
⁃ The Second Stage (also virtual) will be interactive practical sessions that will last for Two (2)Weeks.
⁃ The Third Stage will be an Intensive Bootcamp for top performers.
- The Last stage is business pitching for grant award.
⁃ Participants are allowed a maximum period of 5 weeks to attempt and finish all the training.
⁃ Completing the First stage earns you a certificate.
- Successfully completing the first two stages offers you the opportunity to compete to win grants.
⁃ Yes, the program is for every Nigerian in all parts of the federation.To participate in the sessions, all you need is access to a fast internet (by Data or Wifi)
⁃ Whitefield Foundation brings this initiative to you at No Cost having been fully funded by our sponsors and partners.
⁃ Please DO NOT PAY TO ANYONE.
However, you will be required to buy your own data/WiFi to actively participate in the classes being online.
⁃ You stand the chance of getting an authentic certificate and becoming a Grant Winner when you do the following:
(i) Attend all the online classes and attempt the quizzes.
(ii) Follow all instructions about the program.
(iii) Practice and share what you are being taught.
(iv) Complete all given assignments.
(v) Perform excellently in all the sessions and communicate your assignments clearly.
(vi) Participate positively in forum discussions.
(vii) Clearly define, develop and pitch your business idea.
⁃ All Participants who complete the training will become certified in employability and basic entrepreneurship skills.
⁃ A few of the top performers that complete the first three stages will become certified as ‘AMBASSADORS’.
⁃ An AMBASSADOR has the opportunity to get tools and resources that will help him/her stand strong in entrepreneurship.
1,000 Ambassadors will get grants in financial support or tools in different categories.
⁃ Participants will access the classes through the online learning portal of Whitefield Foundation: equip.whitefieldfoundation.ng
(a) Always read instructions properly and follow same.
(b) Do not send unwarranted email.
(c) Do not call the numbers unnecessarily.
Correspondences will be STRICTLY by email. Given the large number of participants, responses will be slower than usual. Kindly bear with us.
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⁃ This is NOT A BUSINESS but a FREE empowerment initiative of Whitefield Foundation; already fully funded by our partners.
Please DO NOT PAY to anyone.
Qualification For Grant/Tools/Funding is dependent on meeting the set criteria by project team management of Whitefield Foundation and subject to the followings:
A Certificate of Participation will be awarded ONLY to all who complete the training.
All enquiries should be sent to email@example.com