2017 Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme application has commenced and application form also available.
About Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme
LiveWIRE is a youth enterprise development programme supported by the SPDC JV. The programme aims to inspire, encourage and support young people aged 18-35 to start their own businesses through the provision of training and finance for young entrepreneurs.
SPDC, operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) has announced the commencement of the 2017 SPDC JV LiveWIRE Programme specifically targeting youths from host communities along Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP) Right of Way in Ogoniland.
LiveWIRE programme Objectives
Provide business start-up grants for candidates with the best business plans.
Provide a volunteer mentoring programme for successful candidates.
Link successful candidates to third parties like banks, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and allied financial institutions.
Enable youths to establish businesses by providing business planning and management skills through the ‘Become a Successful Business Owner Course’.
LiveWIRE programme Content
Pre-start up:- Value and Organize Yourself (VOY)
Bright Ideas workshop (BI)
Become a Successful Business Owner (Business Planning & Management)
Value Chain workshop
Business Start-up (How to access finance & technology)
Post start up (Mentoring and Market linkages).
Eligibility requirements for the 2017 Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme
Male and female applicants who are indigenes of communities in the following Local Government Areas of Rivers State: Eleme, Tai, and Gokana.
Must possess a University degree or HND in any discipline.
Must have completed NYSC if within mandatory bracket
Must be resident in Rivers State.
Must have an innovative business idea.
Must desire to own and manage a business.
Procedures on How to Apply for 2017 Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme
Interested and qualified candidates should kindly follow this link to apply forLiveWIRE Nigeria Programme online.
LiveWIRE Programme Application Deadline
All applications for the 2017 Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme must be submitted before the set closing date of 21st June, 2017.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email/sms.
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