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Tony Elumelu Foundation 2021

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION 2021 (TEF) : 10 things to know about The Foundation

THE TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION (TEF) WAS FOUNDED IN 2010 BY TONY O. ELUMELU, CON, AN ENTREPRENEUR, INVESTOR AND PHILANTHROPIST WHO IS PASSIONATE ABOUT AFRICA’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

 

The Tony Elumelu Foundation is the leading champion of entrepreneurship in Africa. Our objective is to empower women and men across our continent, catalysing economic growth, driving poverty eradication and ensuring job creation. We believe the private sector’s role is critical for Africa’s development and that the private sector must create both social and economic wealth.

 

TEF mission is implemented through thier programmes, research, communities, advocacy and convenings, including the annual TEF Forum, the largest gathering of entrepreneurs in Africa, and TEFConnect, Africa’s digital hub for entrepreneurs. The Foundation leverages its strong relationships in the public, private and development sectors to drive its mission of creating prosperity for all.

 

In 2015, the Foundation launched the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, a $100 million commitment by Tony Elumelu to empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs over 10 years. Building on the Programme’s success and its unique ability to identify, mentor and fund entrepreneurs across Africa, the Foundation is increasingly sharing its robust delivery platform and working in partnership with institutions such as United Nations Development Programme, the African Development Bank, the International Committee of the Red Cross, GIZ, and United Bank for Africa Plc, to create meaningful and permanent impact across Africa.

The Tony Elumelu Foundation has trained, mentored, and funded over 9,000 young African entrepreneurs across 54 African countries through its Entrepreneurship Programmes, and provides capacity-building support, advisory and market linkages to over 1million Africans through its digital networking platform, TEFConnect.

This year’s edition. The Tony Elumelu Foundation 2021, successful applications will receive up to $5,000 as grants

Follow the link below to apply for the

Tony Elumelu Foundation 2021 : Entrepreneurship Programme – $5,000 Grant.

Olowu Idowu Henry

Olowu Idowu Henry is a Young businessman, aims to build a purposeful team to solve the problem of unemployment in Africa. He Won the Presidential award on the business plan competition Youth Empowerment with innovation ( YouWin ) in Nigeria in 2012 at the Presidential Banquet hall, By then Former President of Nigeria, His Excellency, President Goodluck Jonathan. Henry is also the founder and President, Apex land Global Consult, Founder/National President, Liberty Youth Council of Nigeria ( www.lycn.org.ng) Henry is a Blogger, an Innovator, Humanitarian, Politician, and Freedom Fighter. He was the former House of Assembly contestant in Nigeria, Currently, He is the Media Assistance to The Vice Chairman, senate committee on land transport at the Nigeria National Assembly Senator Nicholas Tofowomo. Meet Henry on : Facebook: Olowu Idowu Henry (https://web.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012321033404) WhatsApp +2347064984472

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