Get a loan of N3 – N10 million naira payable in 7 years with Zero collateral and 5% interest rate for both Agric and Non Agric businesses.
This scheme is targeted at providing loans for:
1. Working Capital Need 2. Purchase of Equipment
*You can apply from N3million – N10million and require _No Collateral_*
The AGSMEIS project is part of CBN’s Intervention Funds and disbursed by NIRSAL Microfinance Bank.
The loan is for all forms of businesses in sectors such as
Agriculture Value Chain Logistics Services Hospitality Manufacturing and Industry Processing Renewable Energy ICT Creative Industry And other economically viable sectors.
*YOUR BUSINESS DOES NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED TO APPLY.*
*Note: Applicants are required to undergo a mandatory 1 week Financial Literacy Training as part of the application process, with a mandatory training fee of N10,000 as directed by NIRSAL MFB. See link below from NIRSAL MFB for verification*
It is mandatory that you read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Self Guaranteeing Process on the Human Capital Development Loan option before registration, here: https://enugusmeautojobs.com/faq.html
Note: They are limited slots and applications ends in 2 weeks. The same person calling this a scam, has already applied.
AITP training commenced Wednesday, 4th November 2020 at Autoease’s workshop as trainees adjust to their work apparel and environment.
The Enugu state government, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has endorsed this training, as, after this training with our partner @Autoease, beneficiaries will become refined skill-wise, and ready for work as certified professionals in the Automotive industry.
And we laud beneficiaries that have begun their journey of self-development under the Human Capital Development Loan (HCDL), you will be glad you did.
Note: 2nd Batch of AITP application begins on Tuesday, 10th November to close the 2020 cycle.
We wish to congratulate the first cohort of our e-YES beneficiaries, under the Human Capital Development Loan (HCDL) upon successful completion of their digital marketing skills training, endorsed by the Enugu State Government, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
Training of our e-YES beneficiaries commenced on 28th September 2020 at the prestigious Universal Hotel, Independence Layout, Enugu State, after they scaled through three stages of the interview, and observed a meticulous documentation process at the Enugu SME Centre.
Upon completion of the document process; our partner, Wild Fusion Digital Centre commenced six-week teaching, amidst supervising the growth of the now Digital Professionals.
Starting from 5th October 2020, Our successful e-YES digital professionals commenced their project defence and collection of certification.
10 months after the training, Wild Fusion would ensure access to jobs whilst the Enugu SME Center would provide entrepreneurial support.
Note: e-YES beneficiaries under the interest-free Human Capital Development loan programme are to pay back the cost of the training within 10 months once they have been given a letter of assumption.
This way, they can contribute to the economic development of Enugu State and Nigeria at large, as they now wield worldwide recognised certifications: 1. Google Ads 2. Google analytics 3. Facebook blueprint 4. Twitter flight school 5. Search Engine Optimisation 6. Adwords & Adsense etc.
We are proud of your progress, congratulations once again for investing in your personal development. …….. Collection of certification is still ongoing at Enugu SME Centre.
Address: No. 2 Market Garden by SME Bustop, opposite Ebeano Tunnel. …….
2nd Batch of applications commences soon! ……. Signed, Hon. Arinze Chilo-Offiah (Arinze Chilo-Offiah) Special Adviser, SME Development Head, Enugu SME Center.
The FGN MSME Survival Fund is a component of the Nigerian Economic Sustainability Plan (NESP) made up of N75 Billion Funding Scheme that comes in form of a grant to support vulnerable Micro and Small Enterprises in meeting they payroll obligations, safeguard jobs within the MSME space from the shock of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Special focus will be given to the youth with a focus on youth artisan aged between 18-35/38
Focus Artisan Groups (Youths) to focus on include the following
Electrician and Electronic Repair
Esusu (Ajo) Collector
The Artisan Support Grant is a one off payment of N20,000-N30,000 for selected youth artisans in the State.
To Register, simply visit the link www.enugusme.en.gov.ng/cacgrant or simply visit our office at No. 2, Market Garden By SME Roundabout Opposite Ebeano Tunnel GRA, Enugu with your passport photograph and ID Card. lets help you get registered. Contact No: 0808 934 4768 | 0808 499 8224 | 0904 243 9495
The Executive Governor of Enugu State, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi through the Enugu SME Center has flagged off a partnership with VFD Microfinance Bank, the first of its kind in Nigeria, to provide soft loans and financial literacy training to palliate the effect of the pandemic on Students in Higher Institutions, New graduates, and NYSC Members that run or own their own businesses.
Under this new financial scheme termed “Enugu Studentpreneur Development Loans, ” eligible applicants can now access soft loans up to One Hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150,000.00) from our partner @vbankng
Loan Terms: *Interest rate: 9% per annum
*Duration: 6months (subject to renewal)
*Every business is eligible, with or without Corporate Affairs Commission Certificate.
Signed, Hon. Arinze Chilo-Offiah (@arinzechilo_ ) Special Adviser, SME Development Head, Enugu SME Center
Creation Energy, winner of the first edition of the series, being presented with their prize by Obi Kama, commissioner for Science & Tech (far left) and Arinze Chilo-Offiah, special adviser, SME Development & Investment Promotion/ head, Enugu SME Centre, at the finals of the challenge in Enugu recently.
The Enugu SME Center has successfully concluded the first edition of its Hackathon Series, a quarterly series in partnership with the private sector to bring the ideas of the teeming youth of Enugu State to the limelight.
The first series of the initiative, which started with online registration on July 7, 2020, with focus on project themes around agriculture, education, healthcare, small business tools and other use cases & services, brought together over 300 teams, which was screened down to 25 considered disruptive and later to Top 10 marked marketable.
However, at the final stage of the challenge, which held at Hotel Sunshine, Enugu on September 11, 2020, the top 10 projects were further pruned to top 3 by the judges, which included members from public and senior private sector executives from School of Enterprise Development, Lagos Business School, and Geneysis Tech Hub.
The top three projects include; Creation Energy, a project that converts cassava waste to electricity; Teen Coding Hub, which teaches kids and teens how to code and Green Axis/Cosmos Automation, which recycles waste into raw materials for manufacturing firms/ an automated irrigation system.
At the end of the day, Creation Energy emerged the overall winner, while Teen Coding Hub and Green Axis/Cosmos Automation emerged first and second runners up respectively.
Explaining the criteria for choosing the top three projects and the overall winner, the judges noted that the three first-class ideas, which have proven marketable and implementable concepts with investment potential were selected after the extensive pitching and judging process by the finalist and the judges respectfully.
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According to the judges, the top three ideas were all winners because of the potential of their projects, especially at offering solutions to problems.
The Top 3 would receive cash prizes, with the winner getting a US$3,500Business Support Grant from the Enugu SME Center and its private sector partners that would include (but not limited) to mentorship, business advisory, product development, technical support, media publicity, digital marketing support, financial advisory services.
Moreover, all the Top-10 finalists would be enlisted in the Tekedia Mini-MBA Program.
Riding on the success of the first edition, the Enugu SME Center is planning the 2ndedition of the series by December 2020 with a focus on financial services innovation.
The Enugu SME Hackathon Series is organised by the Enugu SME Center with focus on finding solutions to addressing the changes to the ways of life and business as a result of Covid-19 and the institutional change it has created in the global ecosystem.
Most importantly, the series is in line with the developmental and youth empowerment vision of Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, governor of Enugu State, who birthed a vision of the state becoming the economic epicentre of South-Eastern Nigeria.
Meanwhile, His Excellency, Rt. HON. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (GburuGburu) further stated that the economic epicentre vision of his administration is further boosted by the state’s enviable ranking as 2nd State in Ease of Starting Business and 3rd State in Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria in the 2018 World Bank Ease of Doing Business sub-national ranking, which has made corporates and businesses flocking the state to establish their presence.
His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is desirous of lifting families from poverty by creating many employment opportunities, is committed to supporting the Hackathon Series because of its avowed ability to harness the untapped potentials of the state’s teeming youth and Enugu people at large.
In furtherance of his commitment to the empowerment of Enugu youths and the people, the governor has relentlessly supported the Enugu SME Center, the organisers of the Hackathon Series.
Speaking on the rationale for the Hackathon Series, Arinze Chilo-Offiah, Special Adviser on SME Development & Investment Promotion/ Head, Enugu SME Center, noted that with the Covid-19 pandemic changing the way people live their lives and how they conduct business, people need solutions to address the changes, hence bringing innovative minds to offer solutions at the Enugu SME Hackathon Series.
Meanwhile, Chilo-Offiah is satisfied with the huge participation and the quality of projects that the innovative minds unveiled in the first edition of the series while hoping for more innovations in the second edition, which comes up this December.
The Enugu State SME Centre was established in 2005 in collaboration with the Enugu State Government to provide support for small and medium Enterprises.