A non-governmental organization, the Khalil Suleiman Halilu Foundation (KSH), has unveiled its first program titled EveryGirl, a project focused on increasing women’s participation in entrepreneurship and technology-related fields.
Its founder, Khalil Halilu, in a Friday statement in Abuja, said the program was designed specifically for young female entrepreneurs between the ages of 15 and 19 to encourage them to “keep breaking boundaries/norms and growing.” assert more while promoting the development of technology and entrepreneurship”. .”
The statement says that over 82 million young Nigerians are digital natives, with the deep penetration of the internet and the adoption of technology.
“This program aims to bridge this gap faced by budding innovators with the goal of fostering growth and development. The program in collaboration with a network of highly respected individuals and institutions has nominated participants in the six geopolitical zones of the country who meet the eligibility criteria, only such nominated candidates will be considered for admission to the program,” reads -on partly in the release.
He gave assurances that selected candidates would be invited to submit an application for consideration.
“EveryGirl is scheduled to run annually and as such will admit a total of 10 applicants in its first run. In terms of eligibility criteria, the emphasis is that applicants have no not the age of the target beneficiaries, are technologically advanced, have a strong sense of community responsibility, marketable ideas and sustainability.