By Hamid Ayodeji
A leading global payments company,WorldRemit, in line with its commitment to creating opportunities and facilitating development in Africa, recently launched its WorldRemit Entrepreneurs Programme in Nigeria, as well as in Kenya, Ghana, and Zimbabwe, which commences this November and will run till the end of January 2021.
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In a statement made available to Business A.M., the firm said the programme would focus on empowering 50 entrepreneurs each, from the earlier mentioned four African countries, with a business accelerating scheme and a digital business training course to help the programme participants develop the required skills in order to scale up and sustainably operate their business activities.
According to GbengaOkejimi, country manager, Nigeria and Ghana, WorldRemit, “Much of what Africa is today is due to its entrepreneurship, which is a key driver for socioeconomic progress through significant job creation and innovation.
“At WorldRemit, we want to be known for fostering the African entrepreneurship spirit. We want to be a part of Africa’s future prosperity by helping build entrepreneurs across our African markets; we are enabling growth and development.
“The training module was developed and would be delivered in partnership with TheNest, a pan-African tech incubation hub reaching entrepreneurs from all sectors, domains and industries across the continent,”Okejimi said.