KEEPING MARRIAGE ALIVE INITIATIVE: SUMMARY FOR KMA DIAMONDS EMPOWERMENT PROJECT
The KMA Diamonds Empowerment Project which kicked off a month ago has finally come to conclusion with Mr Emmanuel Ocheja and Miss Joy Adetoye emerging as winners.
The project which was created to Empower the youth, Empower the family and invariably Enrich the society”; started on the 3rd of September with a lot of applicants going through the screening stage. After vigorous screening by the panelist, 12 unique ideas from different candidates where chosen to proceed into the next stage of training.
On the 8th of September 2016, the 12 candidates converged at the KMA head office [1 waheed smith, olive estate, amuwo-odofin, Lagos, Nigeria] to start their training process; the host [Ngee & Rich] welcomed them and kicked start the training with – COMMUNICATION by Mrs Ngozi Okonkwo [Ngee] and immediately followed by THE PLACE OF PURPOSE IN BUSINESS by Mr. Emeka P. Udeogaranya.
The training continued for 4 weeks with reputable speakers dealing justice to their various topics. The topics and speakers are – UNDERSTANDING MONEY AND INVESTMENT by A/P Nkem Nzeribe, ACCOUNTABILITY IN BUSINESS by Mr Ifeanyi Okeke Esq, WHY WRITE YOUR BUSINESS PLAN & STORY TELLING by Mrs. Ifeyinwa Egwuoje, THE SOCIAL MEDIA YOUR FRIEND by Mr. Joseph Nwanduba, CHASE WEALTH BUT DON’T FORGET HEALTH by Dr. Richard Okonkwo [Rich], COMMON MISTAKES IN BUSINESS and CHOICE by Mrs Ngozi Okonkwo [Ngee].
With rigorous mentoring and advice from the panelist, the candidates were better prepared for their defence. On October 1st 2016, the candidates gathered to defend their business ideas and plans with expectation of wining the grants based on the combination of what they had learned and their master business plan.
The winners Mr Ocheja and Miss Adetoye were announced on the 8th of October 2016 and both were given cheques amounting to N150,000 and N100,000 respectively.
The winners will be closely monitored to ensure that the grants won are being put into judicious use as expected by the organizers – KEEPING MARRIAGE ALIVE INITIATIVE and the financial supporters of this program.
The event was truly a societal changing one, kudos to the organizers, sponsors and participants.
Summary Complied by
Administrator to Keeping Marriage Alive Initiative.