5 academies, 5 states, 5 years!
That is our academy roll out plan and as of this moment, we have 4 academies now with the 5th in the works.
Niger: Our pilot academy is in Minna and was launched on October 9, 2015. Between then and now, we have completed the training of 8 cohorts of amazing young women and are we have the 9th cohort in session now.
Kaduna: Our 2nd academy is domiciled in Kaduna, Kaduna and it was launched in August 2018. We trained the two cohorts of trainees. The first was in collaboration with the Kaduna State Ministry for Women Affairs, and the second was in collaboration with Mercy Corps Nigeria. We have the 3rd cohort in session now.
Ogun: We launched our 3rd academy in Ogun Tech Hub, Abeokuta in January 2020. We completed training with the first cohort. The second cohort is well underway.
Abuja: We launched our 4th academy in our headquarters at Wennovation Hub, Abuja FCT in October 2020. Training with the first cohort commenced immediately and they are currently in session.