Multi-media personality and author Toke Makinwa has revealed her plan to empower 4 individuals with great business ideas with a collective sum of N3 million. She shared the details of the plan on her social media page and charged people to apply for the grant.
Toke who claims to have experienced ups and downs of life expressed that this is her own way of giving back and saying thank you for all the love and support she has gotten.
The 32-year-old successful media personality plans to give N1, 000, 000 to 1st and 2nd position while 3rd and 4th position get N500, 000 each.
#OnBecomingEmpowered grant is an initiative of On Becoming by Toke Makinwa. The campaign is geared towards giving back to people out there with a terrific small start-up business plan, but with little or no initial capital.
How to participate:
You are to upload a one minute video sharing what winning the grant will do for your business, if you can film what you do it’ll increase your chances of being shortlisted to the next round (creativity is what we are looking for and effective time management too)
Upload your video on Instagram using the hashtags #OnBecomingEmpowered #Imusthavemyown and tag @onbecomingbytokemakinwa. The most engaging videos will be reposted and selected people will be contacted.
A pitch will be required of you, you will pitch your ideas/business plan to a panel. If you go through successfully, you will be invited to an empowering brunch where you get to learn from those who were once where you are now.
This competition is open to everyone
Follow @onbecomingbytokemakinwa to watch the videos. The #OnBecomingEmpowered project starts now.
You have 3 weeks to apply.