VOICES OF NYSC WAR AGAINST POVERTY PROGRAMME BENEFICIARIES

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VOICES OF NYSC WAR AGAINST POVERTY PROGRAMME BENEFICIARIES

War Against Poverty (WAP) is an economic empowerment programme which focuses on MDG 1 and targets the Corps members. It seeks to equip them with agro-enterprise skills and empower them with interest free loans to generate employment, eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.

WAP is an initiative of the NYSC with support from the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Millennium Development Goals (OSSAP-MDGs) geared toward achieving goal 1 of the MDGs leveraging on agro-enterprises. The areas include banana/plantain sucker multiplication, fish farming, animal husbandry, poultry production, grass-cutter rearing, snailery, and bee keeping.

The programme which was launched on October, 2009 is open to all serving Corps members. Prospective beneficiaries are chosen based on the selection criteria. Applicants are to obtain a Form of Intent from the WAP Schedule officers or from the NYSC official website; www.nysccds.org fill the form and submit either through the schedule officer or to the email address on the form. The loan facility ranges from ₦200,000 to ₦300,000 (depending on enterprise) with zero per cent (0 %) interest charge having a repayment period of 30 months with first 6 months of moratorium.

The programme has witness success stories from benefiting Corps members who have through this initiative generate employment for them and at other point, empower others.

Some of the beneficiaries have this to say:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quotes on the Impact of the War Against Poverty of the NYSC MDGs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

War Against Poverty (WAP)

 

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NAME OF BENEFICIARY

COMMENTS

INFORMATION SOURCE

PICTURE REFERENCE

1

Ogueri Chidi Victor

 

Snailery Business

 “My snails have started laying eggs praise be to God”

 

NYSC MDGs WAP Project

Ogueri Chidi VictorNYSC MDGs WAP Project.jpg

2

Ipinlaye A Idowu

 

Fish Farm

“MY POND @ MAJASHAN ST. OFF CUSTOM AJIPOWO, ONDO ROAD, AKURE. MY NAME ARE! IPINLAYE IDOWU A. STATE CODE BO/11A/0082. I'M PROUD 2 BE A FISH FARMER. NYSCWAPMDG'S U 2 MUCH OOO”.

NYSC MDGs WAP Project

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3

Adetola Aborisade

 

Snailery Business

SNAIL FARMING: A SURE WAY OF WEALTH CREATION MATRIX !!!

NYSC MDGs WAP Project

Adetola AborisadeNYSC MDGs WAP Project.jpg

4

Donald Alozie

 

Banana/Plantain Multiplication Business

“My banana/plantain multiplication progress picture”

 

NYSC MDGs WAP Project

Donald AlozieNYSC MDGs WAP Project.jpg

5

Nwani Boniface

 

Poultry Farm

“My 550 pulets that just started laying

today; Farm location: opp. Police station Illah Oshimili North L.G.A, Delta State. To God be the glory”

 

NYSC MDGs WAP Project

Nwani BonifaceNYSC MDGs WAP Project.jpg

Source:NYSC MDGs WAP Project   (See Facebook page)

 

 

By:

 

 

EJEWULE, Emmanuel

 

 

Blog Photos: 
WAP BENEFICIARY FISH FARMING
POULTRY FARM OF WAP BENEFICIARY
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