The KADSTEP program aims to inspire, equip, and enable Kaduna state youth from various tribes, local governments, and states to start their own businesses in the state. If you have a business idea, we want to help you turn it into a reality!
Participants in the KADSTEP program will learn from and interact with leading national entrepreneurs, business professionals, and other young people interested in innovation, while also expanding their networks for potential good collaborations.
What is KADSTEP Program
The KADSTEP program includes a community service project, a mentorship program, design thinking, and a chance to pitch for funding. All admitted KADSTEPERs will have the opportunity to participate in the Kaduna Business School Network, Bank of Industry Ambassadors, Kaduna State Entrepreneurs, and alumni activities throughout the year.
Requirement for Kaduna Start-Up & Entrepreneurship Programme
We welcome passionate young changemakers and entrepreneurs from any State but Residents in Kaduna State who have innovative business ideas that would impact the people of Kaduna State to
- Have a viable business proposition on Production, Allied Services, Manufacturing, ICT…
- Are committed to developing your existing enterprise
- You have a post-secondary school qualification.
- Are between 18 to 40 years old.
You will get access to a 3 million Naira loan from the Bank of Industry. A maximum of 10 million Naira may be granted if your business requires it and if you can provide guarantors within Kaduna state for the loan repayment.
How To Apply For KADSTEP Programme.
All applications must be submitted online through the KADSTEP website. You must first register on the website, after which a personalized link to the application form will be sent to the email address you provided. You will be required to answer multiple mandatory questions on the application form, as well as attach any relevant documents and identification materials. After submitting your application, you will receive a final confirmation email.
For more information: Visit the website for Kaduna Start-up and Entrepreneurship Programme (KADSTEP) 2022 (Batch 8)