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Hope you’re doing great.
Has your business been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic or the recent unrest? Do you know someone who’s been affected? Please share this information with them.
Diatom Impact and AGS Tribe have launched The Phoenix Support Fund, to offer financial support and capacity development to enable affected businesses recover and grow as resilient and sustainable enterprises.
Up to N500,000 will be given per selected business and we’ve made the application process very simple and straightforward.
All you need to have is:
1. Registered business (CAC Registration
2. Bank statement or Proof of tax filing or Audited accounts
3. Proof of Residence - Utility Bill (Lawma bill, light bill etc) and
4. Proof of damage during unrest)
5. Business owner ID - Voters card, Passport etc
Applications close November 8th, 2020.
To apply, please click on this link http//www.agstribe.org/phoenixfund/
We’d love to hear from you.
Opportunity closes in 9 days.
If you’re also interested in contributing to this Fund, you can also donate to it using the same link.
Together, we will rise again.
Ife Durosinmi - Etti
Founder, AGS Tribe
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Burna Boy and Stefflon Don unfollow each other on Instagram
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Davido Comments On Wizkid’s Made In Lagos Album
Nigerian superstar singer, David Adeleke, popularly known by his stage name, Davido has reached out to fellow superstar singer, Wizkid on the release of his new album. It will be recalled that after months of teasing his fans, Wizkid finally released his ‘made in Lagos’ album in the early hours of Friday, 30th October 2020. Read more
AGS Quote of the day
“It takes courage, fortitude, and sometimes a conscious commitment to rehabilitate ourselves from grief.” - Julie Yarbrough
About AGS Tribe
The AGS Tribe is a Pan African community built to inspire, connect and build the capacity of young entrepreneurs and professionals. The main purpose of the AGS Tribe is to build a community of strong leaders (Entrepreneurs or Professionals) who will create more job opportunities that will ultimately reduce unemployment in Africa.
The Platform has 3 focus areas which are:
Promoting youth entrepreneurship as a tool to reduce youth unemployment and promote economic growth
Women Empowerment through our AGS Impact Fund and AGS Enterprise Challenge
Capacity building for entrepreneurs and nonprofits
Click on this link https://www.agstribe.org/community/to join our community of entrepreneurs and young professionals.