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On our platform, there are many products that are manufactured out of African batik, making customers ask us repeatedly what Batik is. Batik is...

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5 businesses to start with less than 100K in Nigeria.

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Sustainable products

Nigerian SMEs are the backbone of the nation. Many work hard daily to create the life they desire. Check out our store to see hand crated editorial picks of products made in Africa. Our store delivers all through out Europe.

How to raise funds for your project, Pt 1

If you intend to start any business or a project, there is almost no way around having money, right?.  But how do you raise the money you need? When you do not have a water proof business plan, then topic of  investors,...

How hair scrunchies can change the world

As the corona virus started, I actually panicked because it was barely 6 months after we restructured the Joadre fashion project to make it become independent of our Austrian company. We finished our intensive 3 year training that started in 2016....

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If you have been following our work since we founded our organisation EXIT in 2006, you will know that our sole vision is to prevent disadvantaged Africans from falling victims of human trafficking. That is why we launched  the Joadre project...

Start a business with what you have

I keep getting people write me saying they do not have capital to start a business. Some even send me these kind of one liner questions – business to do with 100k, best business to invest in, small businesses to start...

Startup Nigeria. Developing a growth mindset.

We keep hearing that there are 2 types of mindset - the growth mindset and the fixed mindset. Well before I explain how you can choose the later and begin to develop your idea, lets shout out to this platform, startup...

Find out if your business idea is good for you

After you have analysed all ideas based on the strengths you have or willing to acquire and the weaknesses as well. Then you weigh the opportunities and threats, you can confidently rank your business ideas accordingly.

There is greatness in simplicity.

I grew up in a very complex culture where you have to be super creative which on the other hand even leads to more complexity. At the end of the day you are overwhelmed with so much ideas and things to...

3 reasons to start – Entrepreneurship 101 series

If you want to venture into entrepreneurship, but are afraid that  the risk might be very high, the capital too much and maybe you will suck at it, here are 3 reasons why I think it is still worth a try,...

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Side income with content for online business

When you create content for an online business to earn side income, you’re providing free and useful information to the target audience, attracting potential customers, and...

6 key approach to develop your business ideas

Do you have so many potential business ideas or income generating ideas but you do not really know how to start or even which to run with? I feel you! Many creative minds fall into this trap and then find themselves postponing. Hey, subscribe to my channel as I have created a free entrepreneurship training program called the 6 Key.

Equal opportunities for all is bullshit!

Lets adapt the word Equity rights, which simply means providing opportunities to make all equal, NOT giving them equal opportunities. There is a significant difference. Here is a rather deep example into history; descendants of people who have suffered decades of slavery should be given "much more" opportunities to become equal in the society. These opportunities would address every aspect of physical and phycological trauma imposed on them from generation to generation.

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Dreams Drown In The Mediterranean – migration.

Here is a story of a Nigerian man who migrated to Lybia years ago but got stuck in the war zone. “I couldn’t go back to Nigeria – the way south was blocked – so I met some people in Tripoli who said they knew how to get to Italy.

5 businesses to start with less than 100K in Nigeria. Plan for it!

I am not talking about some kind of no-fragrance soap. I am talking about luxury soap with a yummy appearance – just that you cannot eat it:-). The equipments, work tools and materials for making a soap are not so expensive. click to read more.

I Am Ashamed! Libya Slave Trade.

I am ashamed.  It’s not the Libya trade. It’s not the over 2000 deaths this year in the Mediterranean sea. it’s not the rapes on the Sahara routes. It’s not the exploited workers in the farms or factories. They have been happening over a decade ago, before our eyes. Didn’t we see it? Did we demand political will to end them?

If you can not share knowlegde then start with a smile!

Have you ever thought of doing something extraordinary for a friend, family member or even for a stranger?  “A smile is the light in...

How to transform your fear to courage.

earn how to use your fear to build your courage to take action. It si simple. decide on the next logic step. Here is how I see it!

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How to start a low capital business with social impact.

Or you can release a collection by creating varieties of pictures - editorial, advert, graphics, product pictures, and then post them on your website and different social media platforms. Then you can go further to write a well crafted blog on the collection where you talk about the making process, the quality, how to use the fabric, the style, who it is for, what makes it special etc

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If you want to create impact through raising awareness, make sure you consider these 3 things first. Learn from my first-hand experience.

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Wealth combination? Consciousness and exposure.

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Does enlightenment have an impact?

There are hundreds of organisations out there trying to engage target groups and inform them about different dangers. Excellent but with what is the approach? I have seen too often that these “preachers”, myself included, often come as experts with our fully baked solutions into the space, motivated to “help” the affected.

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Staring off on YouTube. Lots of business ideas coming up soon!

As a mother of two amazing kids, I know how quickly you could forget about self love when your plate is full and you are enthusiastic to create sustainable income streams for your family. I want to share strategies to help you grow income streams but also stay healthy and create impact while you do so.

How to achieve that dream or vision of yours.

Remember, number 1 is to identify the next logical thing or action to take. Number two is to create an action plan for yourself. Take a pen and paper and outline all the activities for that action. So now, let’s say you vision is to be the best fashion designer in Nigeria. Great. Simply wishing or visioning that will not Katapult you to become Nigerians number 1 designer.

Find out if your business idea is good for you

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