The services include 21st century employability, enterprise and life skills training, career mentoring and development, education building services, scholarship opportunities and basic education provision, particularly targeted at disadvantaged youth.
- Service and Impact Driven
- Volunteer Mobilisation
- Diversity & Citizenship Development
- Employability & Transformational Social Change
- Knowledge Sharing
- Transparency & Inclusiveness
Enhance access to basic & quality education for all Institutionalize enterprise, employability, work readiness skills development at primary, secondary and tertiary levels.
A Nigeria with the human capital to drive its transformational economic and social development.
You can become a skills trainer, a professional career mentor, careers advisor, member of our team, partner with us on the internships/career insight opportunities, provide us meeting space, provide technical support, become a consultant, share our work with others, sponsor a child and join our advisory council.
It is a 21st century life and employability skill building, career development, scholarship and education support program delivered for free to government secondary school students (SS1-SS3) in Nigeria.
Any student in a Government Secondary School in Nigeria
Anyone within 18 – 35 that is looking to start a business
You can become a skills trainer in the headstart or bridge programs by applying here
You can write to us on our contact page or fill the sponsor a child scheme form under in the Get Involved page
You will get a welcome pack at the beginning and receive an update on the progress of your sponsored child
We recommend a minimum of 1 year but encourage long term support. There is no maximum
Tuition fees, examination fees (WAEC, NECO and JAMB) and other expenses (textbooks, school uniform, transportation to and from school) at secondary level
Tuition and accommodation expenses at tertiary level
The children sponsored must be a part of the Foundations programs. This allows us to monitor the progress of the student.
Selection is needs (disadvantaged status) and merit based (academic grades and extracurricular excellence)
Yes – you have access to detailed profiles of all our students that require funding support and choose based on your preferences (gender, age, peculiar circumstances e.g. orphans etc.)
N10, 000/$45 – Annual School Fees & PTA
N30, 000/$140 – WASSCE/NECO Fees
N15, 000/$70 – UTME Fees
N7, 500/$34 – 5 Textbooks
N4, 000/$19 – School Uniforms
Anyone. Please indicate your interest through the Get Involved page
We provide a starter guide to all mentors answering basic questions, providing support and guidance on the mentoring opportunity. Mentors are also able to contact the bridge program team for further support if required
We ask for a minimum of 1 year
You can ask for your mentee to be changed. We conduct quarterly evaluations to assess the strength of the mentoring relationship. Based on feedback from both mentors and mentees, we may reassign mentors to other students
We assign no more than 2. You can request for more if you can manage, but we recommend no more than 4 even in this instance.
Over the phone. A Career Mentoring Open Day is organised to allow the mentors, the mentees and their parents/guardians to meet in person
To provide advice on mentees career interests, support with tertiary course choice, JAMB subjects, effective study methods, university life, admissions system, work experience, personal building opportunities