women to rise
Who we are
Our goal is to help them reach their full potential
Velocity initiative is a registered charity organization with the objective of empowering and enlightening the underserved Nigerian youth. We are led by young Nigerians who are conscious of the critical role that every Nigerian youth must play in the emergence of a better Nigeria.
A Nigeria where every young Nigerian is empowered to attain their highest potential as individuals and active citizens contributing to the development of the nation.
To create hubs in underserved communities where young Nigerians are equipped with the tools and support necessary to attain their highest potential.
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Simiat Ibrahim is a grocery trader.
As a young girl, she had a young desire to attend school but that never happened due to lack of funds.
Today, she is focused on ensuring that doesn’t happen to her children. Majority of her little profits go to funding their education. Scaling means more profits, in turn education for her children.
The upskillME 8 weeks program is a unique program that opened my insight into the way of approaching problems facing our community and how to provide solutions to these problems. it widened and broadened my reasoning. It also changed my rational thinking and helped me to understand that there are many approaches to solving a problem.
Another takeaway from the program is that it made me realize that every individual has no limitations, the more you expand your coast the more chances you get to explore new opportunities, life is full of unlimited opportunities, yours is to unlock the new opportunities to your own advantage.
The free Jamb form set me on a path to becoming one of the people that will make the world a better place. I want to study Computer Science because it helps breed innovation and change.
The world is changing technologically and I want to be part of that change to create easier and simpler ways for people to do things