” Through our programs, we are ready to change the world one business at a time.”
In a country where over 500,000 students graduate annually and only a quarter of them end up getting formal employment, entrepreneurship becomes an attractive option for many. Entrepreneurship is however not taught in our universities, so it does not come as a total surprise when most businesses fail within the first two years of their existence. The reasons for business failure vary, but the most prominent include a lack of finance and lack of requisite knowledge on how businesses work.
Interestingly the government is a key player in the sector described above, but over time it has not been able to make sufficient impact. What this shows is that the government cannot do it alone, and more help is needed from the private sector, individuals, and the development sector, to proffer working solutions.
‘Biodun and Ibikunle Foundation has stepped up to make a difference and provide solutions to some of the economic challenges facing Nigerians.
We support entrepreneurs and small businesses across Nigeria with asset grants to grow their businesses.
We have a goal to empower 10,000 entrepreneurs through our programs by the year 2028.
Our desire is to see every small business thrive so they can create employment and contribute to the economic development of the nation.
We believe in the statement by Steve Jobs which says “the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” Through our entrepreneurship program, we are ready to change the world one business at a time.
Our vision is to engage the entrepreneurial space in Africa and convert potential SMEs into emerging corporates for global influence.
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