Calabar,May 1st 2018

Afterschool Centre for Career Development is a non-governmental, capacity development organization committed to inspiring, investing and engaging young people as well as facilitating growth opportunities for young persons in transitional stages of their lives. We ignite young people to set career goals and walk them through the achievement of such goals enabling them transit seamlessly from school to work.
As part of its objectives to proving learning and growth opportunities for young people and entrepreneurs in Nigeria, Afterschool Centre for Career Development is pleased to announce its partnership with PIND Foundation for the Access to Finance Workshop via its Business Linkages Programme in the Niger Delta.
The Business Linkages Initiatives (BLI) is one of the four market development projects within PIND’s economic development program. PIND’s overarching goal is to reduce poverty in the Niger Delta by increasing income and creating employment opportunities for households in the region.The programme offers Access to Training, Finance and Markets to Entrepreneurs in the region.
The Access to Finance is billed at exposing participants to the numerous funding opportunities available for entrepreneurs in high impact sectors such as manufacturing, technology, agriculture, real estate and retails. One of such funding opportunities is a 10 Million Naira loan that requires no collateral. Participants will also be assisted to fill loan applications with the funding organizations.
Date: Monday, May 7th 2018
Time: 10.00am
Venue: Venue: Diamond Crue Hotel & Suites, behind Kia Motors Murtala Mohammed Highway,Calabar,Nigeria
Registration and participation in the programme is free! Register via http://bit.ly/accesstofinance2018
For inquiries, Please contact our Programmes team on Contact: 08092728550 or info@afterschoolcentre.org
About Afterschool Centre for Career Development:
Afterschool Centre for Career Development (formerly known as Afterschool Peer Mentoring Project) is a non-governmental, capacity development organization committed to inspiring, investing and engaging young people as well as facilitating growth opportunities for young persons in transitional stages of their lives. We ignite young people to set career goals and walk them through the achievement of such goals enabling them transit seamlessly from school to work. At Afterschool Centre for Career Development we employ various strategic interventions to counsel, train and provide growth opportunities for young people to prepare for the world of work through a peer mentoring model. Our programmes and projects include a Pathfinder programme for Adolescents, A Pre-Tertiary Training Programme for Post-Secondary school graduates, Workplace Training for Undergraduates as well as career advancement trainings for young professionals. Beyond providing direct services Afterschool Centre for Career Development provides a springboard for Stakeholder collaboration and thought leadership on issues regarding holistic education including career counseling, employment and youth transitions programming. Some initiatives under our thought leadership portfolio include; The Career Counsellors Coalition and the School to Work Transitions in Africa Initiative.
Interested in our work? Please contact our Partnerships and Programmes team+2348187508000, info@afterschoolcentre.org , www.afterschoolcentre.org
About PIND Foundation:
PIND is a Nigerian non-profit Foundation established in 2010 with funding by Chevron Corporation to support a portfolio of socio-economic development programs for Nigeria’s Niger Delta in order to improve standards of living of communities in the region. PIND supports projects in collaboration with a diverse range of donor partners including bilateral and multi-lateral aid agencies, federal and state government agencies in Nigeria, private companies and foundations.
For more information, please visit: www.pindfoundation.org