PRESS STATEMENT: SECOND EDITION OF THE AFRIGROWTH FOUNDATION YOUTH MENTORING SEMINAR SERIES 2019

“If you want to leave a Legacy, invest in those that will inherit it.” Mrs. Dayo Keshi, President AfriGrowth Foundation (March 28, 2019) Since inception and for over a decade of work in Nigeria, AfriGrowth Foundation has pursued a positive approach to Youth development, which recognizes the need to ensure that Youths develop the requisite […]

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REPOSITIONING NIGERIAN YOUTH SUMMIT: AFRIGROWTH FOUNDATION- A FRONT LINER AND THOUGHT LEADER COMMITTED TO BUILDING A NEW GENERATION OF RESOURCEFUL YOUTHS

“The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity.” Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) Overtime AfriGrowth Foundation, through its work with youth, realized that there’s a need for young people to begin to reposition their thoughts, aspirations and actions, by re-orientating their minds towards the present needs for sustenance and relevance in the society. On this […]

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The Impact Learning Resource Centers on Youth Development

There is a need to recognize and value non-formal learning in a creative and innovative way, raising the visibility of skills acquired outside the formal system and fostering complementarity between non-formal and formal learning, while at the same time promoting equal opportunities. Rethinking Education, 20.11.2012, COM (2012) 669   We are living in the information […]

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A CALL FOR NIGERIAN YOUTH TO POSITIVELY IMPACT THE NATION

The youth are recognized not only as future leaders but also as actors and foundation of our society, with a direct stake in the development process of our great nation.                                  Aishat Ismail, (New Nigerian, 2001)   Nigerian youth play a vital role in the prospect for development in the nation. Hence, they must be included […]

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Press Statement: Repositioning Nigerian Youth as National Assets Round Table Discussion Forum

    AfriGrowth Foundation, which is in the front line of instituting a course of reflection and focus for renewed action centered on adding values to the lives of Nigerian youth, recently facilitated a strategic roundtable session with the theme- Repositioning Nigerian Youth as National Assets.  The core objectives of the roundtable were to:   […]

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How to Train Your Mentor

The first time I spoke overseas, it was at an event in Brazil. My company was still small, and I finally had my big chance to impress important people in my industry. Needless to say, I practiced my talk for days, changed it a hundred times, and even bought a fancy suit to wear. A […]

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THE POWER OF MENTORING AND SPONSORSHIP

Following on my previous blog exploring the importance of building meaningful relationships, I believe mentoring can be another great way to build relationships, and again this can be applicable both inside and outside your organisation. I’ve been mentoring informally forever, but I’ve been formally mentoring through a number of programs for the past five years and I […]

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