Fate Foundation Searches for Fate Model Entrepreneur 2009

fatefoundationFrom July 27, 2009, FATE Foundation will embark on a search for the 2009 FATE Model Entrepreneur of the Year as part of its 9th Annual Celebration Award Ceremony. FATE Foundation is calling on all Nigerians across the country to vote for an exemplary Nigerian Entrepreneur who has demonstrated innovation and creativity in his/her business; strong ethics and personal integrity; and inspired people with his/her leadership and achievements.

In 2001, FATE Foundation instituted the FATE Model Entrepreneur Award to recognise and honour outstanding entrepreneurs who are leading and building dynamic and growing businesses that have affected people’s lives and served society. Entrepreneurs are the driving force of any economy, and according to the Head of Brand Management and Communications, Sterling Bank, Mrs. Abimbola Sowemino, “Entrepreneurs are men and women imbued with rare abilities to turn ideas into businesses. They are the sources of innovation, providing the market with new and improved products and services . . .”

The objective of the award is to honour Nigerian entrepreneurs across the country and the winner will be revealed at the FATE Annual Award Ceremony on Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos Island, Lagos. The past winners of this prestigious award include Mrs. Nike Ogunlesi of Ruff & Tumble; Mrs. Ibukun Awosika of Sokao Chair Centre; Mr. John Momoh of Channels TV; and Mr. Godwin Ehigiamusoe of LAPO (Lift Above Poverty Organisation).

Nominations can be sent from either individuals or teams regardless of location or grade.
The closing date for submissions is Friday 14th August, 2009 and we encourage people to get nominations in as early as possible.

For more information, call Wale 08075929014, or email [email protected].

About Us
FATE Foundation is one the leading non-profit entrepreneurial development organisations in Nigeria founded in March 2000 in response to the growing rate of unemployment to offer quality entrepreneurial education, training and business support services to people through our various programmes ( Our aim is to foster wealth creation and increase employment opportunities in order to enhance economic growth.

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    Researching through the African Business AnIc publication42nd year october 2008 N0346, I came across your reputable orgainzation FATE Foundation, Which we hope will render us singnificant assistance by operating in Free town ,Sierra Leone in the spirit of the commonwealth ofI

    Independent ststes which is yet to have opffice .especially in Sierra Leone. we are there fore requesting that a branch be established here to serve not only Nigeria but the wider west Africa Zone. we represent more than 29,000 businesses and women ,men involved in various activities
    The F P S D P F . Foundation for private sector Development Programme Fund is a non- profif private sector led organisation created in 21st February 2008 with the express aim of harnessing the potential of sierra Leone. Youth to directly attack the high rate of unemployment and poverty in our country. we believe you will utilise your services for business development in a mutually profitable manner
    Having gone though your objectives and activities, we wish to explore the possibilities of both two sister organisations working together to achieve some these objectives which we share togwether,
    detailed information on your activities and other acquirements to qualify us for a working relationship will be appreciated/.
    wishing you a happy new year and success in all you do.
    Eddie AQmen. Kargbo
    F P S D p F
    oau drive Tower Hill
    P M B 5 75
    Free Town ,Sierra Leone
    West Africa
    Mobile Phone .232-78- 34 9299
    E- mail [email protected]

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