Npower Mobile Money Agents Training Begins: How to Participate
The Mobile Money Agents Training is a four days training that will take place in Abuja and all the six Middle Belt States in Nigeria, including Benue, Kwara, Niger, Kogi, Nasarawa, and the Plateau States
The training officially started and launched by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq at the International Centre for Women’s Development, Abuja
In collaboration with the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), the Mobile Money Agents Training Begins is aimed at enhancing social inclusion among the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria
The programme is expected to provide job opportunities for 1,850 youths, seed capital of 20,000 naira per month will be allocated to each beneficiary
“The training we are starting today will enable target beneficiaries to meet the minimum technical and business requirements for becoming mobile money agents and enhance their entrepreneurial competencies to successfully start and manage mobile money businesses.”
How To Participate
“Upon completion of the training, the target beneficiaries will be registered with the Shared Agency Network Expansion Facility (SANEF) as Mobile Money Agents and will be provided with Start-up Kits that include a Point-of-Sale (POS) Machine, Fingerprint Scanner and Furniture (chairs, tables, and umbrellas) as well as a modest capital of N20,000.00”.
“This will enable the registration and onboarding of target beneficiaries upon completion of the training.
“We also deeply appreciate the support of other stakeholders and their contributions to the realization of Mr. President’s vision to lift Nigerians out of poverty.
“We hope that It will also enhance the integration of NSIP by enabling target beneficiaries to join the network of agents providing financial-related services under other components of NSIP, especially the conditional cash transfer and the grant for vulnerable groups, as well as in the enumeration and enrollment of target beneficiaries”