YOUTH EMPOWERMENT: FMYSD Release Details of Partnership With Konga On Internship And MSMEs Development

Oru Leonard

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has released details of its partnership with Konga – Nigeria’s leading e-commerce platform, to empower the Youth and boost Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country.

It will be recalled that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Ministry and Konga in September which entails training the youth in Digital Technology with the long-term aim of wealth creation through the E-Commerce system.

In furtherance of the partnership, details of benefits to beneficiaries as released by the Ministry include ; Three months paid internship Work Experience Programme (WEP) in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development (FMYSD); Subsidised warehousing for youth SMEs; Benefit from Konga banking – get POS, pay instalmentally; Free sign up to be a Konga Logistics Company or Individual; Co-Working office spaces, available for free after minimum pallets have been met; Subsidized advertising of products internationally, amongst others.

Prospective Youth/MSME applicants can apply via the website: and follow the application process to stand a chance of becoming a shortlisted beneficiary.

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