Five young Nigerian fashion entrepreneurs win British Council’s £2,000 grant
Five young Nigerians have won £2000 each from the British Council in Nigeria – The winners emerged in the British Council’s creative enterprise support programme –
The programme which kicked off last year with 60 entrepreneurs, is an initiative to support young FashionTech entrepreneurs.
Five winners on Monday, September 21, emerged in the British Council’s creative enterprise support programme with the winners going home with £2,000 each in grant funding and mentorship with key fashion industry players.
One of the winners, Vivian Ogbuagu was selected for a unique business that focuses on fabric wastes being turned into raw materials. Photo credit: @ngBritishArts
The Creative Enterprise Support Programme is a British Council initiative to support young FashionTech entrepreneurs with training and mentorship to grow their business.
The programme is specifically designed to offer enterprise, artistic, technical, and skills training to existing and potential fashion-tech entrepreneurs in Abuja.
The programme kicked off last year with 60 entrepreneurs as participants participated in a two-phased programme, led by experienced professionals working in the fashion industry in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.