Nigeria: Terra Kulture, partner of the Mastercard Foundation, to empower 65,000 young Nigerians

Terra Kulture, a leading educational and recreational organization, has partnered with the Mastercard Foundation to train up to 65,000 creatives across Nigeria.

A statement explained that the five-year training partnership program aims to equip young Nigerians with relevant skills in the key theater and business sub-sectors.

The initiative would be an important part of the Terra Academy for The Arts (TAFTA) curriculum.

The partnership would create an e-learning platform that would provide free education and access to employment opportunities for the most vulnerable young people, with a particular focus on women between the ages of 16 and 35 in Lagos States, Ogun and Kano.

He noted that the partnership would also provide participants with basic training, support, internships and links to employment and financial services.

Speaking on the partnership, Terra Kulture Managing Director Bolanle Austen-Peters said the intervention would have a positive impact on Nigerian youth and culture, both now and in the near future.

She said, “Driving impact and creating massive visibility for Nigerian culture and youth has always been at the core of our existence. We have used our deep understanding of arts, culture and languages ​​over the years to impact the next generation in the best possible way. possible way.

“We are extremely excited to partner with The Mastercard Foundation to further empower up to 65,000 young Nigerians spread across the country.