Opportunities: Have You Got Some Skills? Then The WISE Project is For You!

Who Is Self Employable Project (WISE-P Nigeria) is under the endorsement, assistance and support of the Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) in collaboration with WISE PARTNERS seeks to extend her activities to facilitate a Massive Unemployment Reduction and Economic Advancement Project (MUREAP). The mission of WISE - P is to strategically create a pool of resource persons in specific commercially viable
industrial areas who will actively participate in reasonably addressing one of the greatest challenges of our time - UNEMPLOYMENT, which is currently booming as a result of the deficiencies in technical and vocational skills acquisition, education and training.

The WISE P program therefore aims to assist young aspiring entrepreneurs in specific industries that already have technical and vocational skills across rural and urban areas of Nigeria. This is to enable them thrive, be better equipped and well positioned to mentor, nurture and train their peers who are willing and striving to acquire specific vocational skills and achieve business-life balance. Ultimately, this project is to support them by equipping them with the relevant support  to actualize their dreams. 

The WISE P Project targeted at supporting selected men and women from the rural and urban areas, with technical and vocational skills, that will help re-educate and upgrade them and provide them with applicable support and relevant incentives in the form of free equipment, access to technology incubation, business support/ linkage services and any other technical or material resources so as to raise a pool of potential mentors (ambassadors) who will be participating in strategic peer-to-peer knowledge transfer project, voluntary mentoring relationships, and training of individuals who are yet to acquire skills or specific industry experience.
The project aims to to provide a sustainable platform to encourage peer to peer matchmaking of skilled and unskilled individuals in order to reduce the overhead burdens and expenses of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) acquisition in Nigeria.

WISE P is currently seeking applications from men and women with the following skills below to participate on the project: 

  • Fashion/ Accessory Designers
  • Poultry Farm Operators
  • Wielders and Window Profiles
  • Frame Fabricators
  • Fish farmers/Processors
  • Local Soaps, Cream, Detergents and General Cosmetics Producers

The deadline for Application is 15 February 2014. For more Information and to download application form, Click here to Visit WISE P Nigeria

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