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The MTN Foundation invites Nigerian female entrepreneurs to apply for the Y’ellowpreneur Program. The foundation has designed this initiative to provide capacity building and funding for women who meet preset requirements.

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This program will take place over four weeks, with training held virtually. Its organizers aim to bridge Nigeria’s female entrepreneurial gap and prepare the women who participate in it for greater success in building and scaling their businesses.

The MTN Foundation is organizing the Y’ellowpreneur Program in collaboration with the Bank of Industry (BOI), and in line with the Federal Government’s Sustainable Development Goals Agenda.


Persons who the MTN Foundation selects to take part in this program will benefit from it in the following ways:

The top 100 women will receive loans of up to ₦2 million that will enable them to grow their businesses

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•Persons who pay back their loans and meet other conditions will qualify for a further grant

•The four-week training will equip participants with the knowledge they need to successfully manage their businesses


This program is open to persons who meet these conditions:

•Women who own and run a business in Nigeria

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•Women who are passionate about their business and the solutions that it provides, and who want to see it grow

Applications remain open until July 8, 2022.

If you would like to apply for the MTN Foundation Y’ellowpreneur Program, click here.

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This article was first published on 27th June 2022


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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