Africa | February 10, 2017

Double impact for new crop of Nigerian social enterprises

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Twenty social entrepreneurs are part of the fourth Social Innovators Program & Awards (SIPA) in Lagos.

Backed by LEAP Africa and Union Bank of Nigeria, the program incubates 20 social entrepreneurs focused on critical issues, like malnutrition, which affects 20 percent of Nigeria’s children.

Now in its fourth year, SIPA has additional impact as well, creating employment opportunities for young people, 45 percent of whom are jobless.

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