Tuesday, September 25, 2012

YouWIN is back

The previous installment of Federal Government grants program YouWIN yielded 1,200 big winners of N1m - N10m. Winners included the six winners of the presidential award (one from each zone):

Bimlack Jimon (NE), a graduate of geology with 1,000 palm trees and 26 employees. 
Robinson Omorogiuwa (SE) is a school proprietor with 49 personnel and hopes to use the grant to build more class rooms. 
Mbetobong Umoefih (SS) with 14 workers and an annual turnover of N7 million, 

Muritala Osuolale Bello (SW) has an IT company, Afrigold, with five employees and plans to employ 100 more. 
Mohammed Aminu (NW) has eight members of staff and hopes to employ 80 more in a computer-training business 
Gbenga Akin Makinde (NC) also into IT and hopes to increase his staff strength from 32 to 120.  

Source: THISDAYLIVE.com 13 April 2012 - Jonathan says era of Godfathers in appointments is over

This time, YouWIN is women-only. Applications close on OCTOBER 14, this is the deadline for you to apply online with your business plan and other information.
What is YouWIN - Nigeria Grants
 Start planning now, and you could get grant money to grow as a Nigerian entrepreneur.  Here are some business ideas.  Good luck. 

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