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The RISE National Youth Forum Event at Rochas Okorocha Center was an eye opener for me. I was inspired by Julius Agwu’s Speech. Thanks RISE Networks.
RNYF 6 (OWERRI SESSION)
Ogbonna Victory - Federal University of Technology, Owerri
The Rise National Youth Forum which was brought to my school by Rise Networks taught me how to be a personal enterprise, how to start my own business and the importance of Mentorship.
RNYF 6 (OGUN SESSION)
Oduntan Olumide - College of Humanities, C.R.S Department
When I learnt that RISE Networks was coming to town, I knew I had to be there. I was inspired by the story of Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu. I have started my small business as a livestock farmer. Thanks RISE Networks for looking out for Nigerian Youths
RNYF 6 (OWERRI SESSION)
Nnamdi Kelechi - Imo State University, Owerri.
My journey to becoming an entrepreneur started in 2009 when I attended the Benin Session of the Annual Rise National Youth Forum where I met with the Founder of Rise Networks.
Having communicated and noticed some outstanding qualities in the young leader, I was inspired by her testimony and decided to focus on my dreams and like they say…. THE REST IS HISTORY.
Nosa Solomon Ehigiamusoe (Edo State) – CEO, Final Lap Events
Thank you RISE Networks for inspiring me to be an Entrepreneur. I won’t have been able to achieve this if you had not visited my school. Thanks to the inspiring lecture from Bankole of TechCabal.
RNYF 6 (EKITI SESSION)
Sijuola Johnson - Accounting Department, Ekiti State University
RNYF is a game changer. In 2010, I had the honour of volunteering for the Akure session. That was a clear beginning of transformation in my life. After my encounter with RNYF, my business grew exponentially, got on several media platforms, got nominated for the Future Awards prize in Agriculture, won the title of Nigeria’s Champion for the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards, and many other significant things. Today, I am proud to be associated with the growth and progress of RISE and will do everything to inspire other young people that I come across.
Olusola Amusan (Osun State) - Trainer, Author, Social Entrepreneur
The RISE Networks event was filled with seasoned speakers who had rich content to share with us. It was a mind blowing and revealing session for me. I realised that Nigeria as a country is blessed with so much resources and it is high time for the youths of this great nation to look beyond oil and embrace other sectors of the economy as the way forward.
RNYF 6 (ABIA SESSION)
Dinipre Chigozie Adimibe - College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Michael Okapara University of Agriculture, Umudike.
It is with great delight and humility, that I write my RISE Experience over the last six (6) years of my encounter with the RISE NATIONAL YOUTH FORUM (RNYF) in Lagos and Ogun State.
In September 2009, I was opportune to serve as a volunter for the RNYF in Abeokuta, with that single act since 2009 till date, Rise Group has Instilled in me the spirit of volunteerism within and outside my immediate community. RISE NETWORKS under the able mentorship of Mrs. Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, has been able to alter my MINDSET and as well galvanize my ENERGIES towards hardwork, leadership and the power of synergy.
Ishola Adebayo Monsur (Ogun State) - Graduate of Economics, TASUED
The RNYF is and always has been for me a great opportunity to serve and contribute to youth development in Nigeria. Been a volunteer leader for such a long time, in Lagos and other states of Nigeria where this great movement has been to, presented me with the unique experience of working with a Sister and Mentor, Toyosi Akerele as well as the hundreds of young volunteers i met and worked with over those years. If time and chance permits me again, i won’t hesitate to be a part of the family again.
Adejuwon Teniola (Ekiti State) – Beauty Entrepreneur
I learnt what it takes to be empowered. The speakers took turns to educate us on the need for us to build our capacity. I came out a better person than I went in. Thanks to the RISE Team.
RNYF 6 (BENIN SESSION)
Oluwadamilare Susan - Institute of Health Technology, Dental Nursing, 300 level