OPPORTUNITY CALLS: Speak Up, Stand Out- The SUSO Program For Changemakers in Nigeria 2021

Sahara Group Foundation

Sahara Group Foundation

Sahara Group Foundation is the Personal and Corporate Social Responsibility vehicle for Sahara Group - a leading Oil & Gas, Energy, and Infrastructure conglomerate.

Deadline: 26th September 2021

Application for the Speak Up, Stand Out- The SUSO Program is now open. The program aims to empower young people with media and information knowledge and grassroots mobilization skills to participate meaningfully in the socio-political development of their communities by maximizing digital platforms for social mobilization, amplifying youth voices and developing people-led campaigns on issues that affect youth and influencing policies that affect youth.

The project will empower 20 Activists with the knowledge, skills and resources to organize activism to challenge issues affecting youth, develop innovative ways to engage other young people and social actors to campaign and drive social change. Each Activist will create a mini-project with the support of 25 Advocates within 13 months.

Why Apply?

+Training and Support on youth activism, youth mobilization, media and information literacy, etc.

+Opportunity to lead a funded project with support and resources to help you achieve success

+Opportunity to achieve your dream of creating meaningful social change in Nigeria with a team of passionate young people

+Monthly stipend and opportunity to travel within Nigeria

Who Should Apply?

Applications from young activists who would be available and willing to work hard building with other young people and engaging actively in the Program for 13 months, are sought. The Program cycle begins in October 2021 and ends in October 2022. An ideal fellow should fit the profile outlined below;

+Young man or woman between 18 and 35 years who are passionate about any of these thematic areas of the Program; Education, Employment, Governance, Peace and Security

+Applicants can be students, initiators of a socially focused organization or freelancers, but must commit at least 20 hours per week to the Program.

+Applicants must be available to participate in the Program activities, including implementation of community projects within the duration of the Program.

+Applicants must show leadership potentials and work and interact with other young people across different cities.

+Applicants must be residents in any of these three Nigerian states; Abuja, Lagos or Enugu.

Click here, to apply.

For more info, visit nigerianyouthsdgs.org/suso-program

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