Ibadan, the infamous city known for its brown roofs, mediocre lifestyle and lack of exposure and innovation. With vibrant and intelligent youths springing up every day, it’s time we give them the tool to empower and drive growth. There is no doubt that the whole world has gone digital, and more than ever there is a call for giants who will lead the digital revolution. The Digital Ibadan Project is a 3 stage digital empowerment activity to empower 30,000+ Ibadan Citizens on career, business and digital skills as a tool to create a desirable future. Join us as we change the narrative and restore the lost glory of this great City.
The digital Ibadan Project is a 3 stage digital empowerment program. Our goal is to empower 30,000+ Ibadan citizens on basic digital skills that would empower them to do the following:
- Start a new business
- Grow their already existing businesses to compete with global players using digital
- Get into a fast-growing Career in Digital
- Change the way they learn and give them access to global opportunities
The 3 stage Empowerment Program is as follow:
STAGE 1: FREE DIGITAL SKILLS TRAINING (OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2017)
Free Digital Skills, Career Development, Entrepreneurship and Business Development Training for 30,000 + youths & SMEs in Ibadan.Training will happen across multiple location and venues around Ibadan.The participants will be trained by a Digital skills trainer on Digital Skills and will receive a Digital Skills Certificate from Google Digital Skills for Africa.
STAGE 2: TDP ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMPETITION (APPLICATIONS OPEN FROM DECEMBER 2017)
The Digital Ibadan Project in partnership with Ibadan Insider Techjam, will be rolling out an Entrepreneurship Competition for Youths and SME’s trained above to pitch their amazing and innovative business Ideas, where they get the chance to win about 1 million in cash prize and business support to fund and grow their business.
STAGE 3: AWARDING WINNING IDEAS WITH UP TO 1 MILLION NAIRA IN FUNDING & SUPPORT
Bright and groundbreaking submissions from the competition will be showcased for public voting and the set of ideas with the most public acceptance believed to cause a change and transformation in the city and beyond will be awarded various prizes in cash, business support, office space, incubation and mentorship.
Plans for stage 1 (which is the training of the 30,000 youths across the city) would be unveiled on 20th October 2017, towards that we are calling for partners to work with us to achieve this skills empowerment plan.
Partners conference is scheduled for Thursday 19th October 2017. Are you willing to join us on this paid role to make this mission achievable, please apply through the form here – http://bit.ly/tdp-ibadan-partners-reg