Media entrepreneur Peace Hyde has opened a skills acquisition centre in Lagos for unemployed youth.
The AHA skills acquisition centre is designed to train unemployed youth and grassroot entrepreneurs as well as startups through its innovative ‘Mind-set Reorientation and Design Thinking Curriculum’ (MRDT) to build scalable and sustainable businesses.
Located in the Silicon Valley of Nigeria, Yaba, the AHA skills acquisition centre is designed to train unemployed youth and grassroot entrepreneurs as well as startups through its innovative Mind-set Reorientation and Design Thinking Curriculum (MRDT).
This is aimed at helping to build scalable and sustainable businesses that will create value for their communities and also provide opportunities for the thousands of unemployed youth in Lagos.
“Aim Higher Africa MRDT Curriculum responds to the problem of unemployment through youth entrepreneurship, which offers innovative solutions for economic growth among young people,” Peace Hyde said
“To address these critical issues, we are working with international organizations, the private sector and development organizations to increase and improve young people’s access to financial services, financial literacy and entrepreneurship and employment skills training,” she added.
Peace Hyde who also has a background as a senior management executive from a leading UK education institution where she taught as a science teacher for 7 years, created the MRDT curriculum along with innovation and entrepreneurship professor, Dr. Gordon Adomdza, PHD.
“Our new center has a vision of helping entrepreneurial youth, build their business skills, their links to markets and access support such as from financial services and through mentoring. The world is bursting with opportunity; every day, new inventions answer questions we had never thought to ask,” Peace Hyde further said.