United NationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

SOCIAL INNOVATORS, SDGs ENTREPRENEURS AND VOLUNTEERS FOR THE GLOBAL GOALS

HETAVED SKILLS ACADEMY FOR INNOVATIONS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (
Non-governmental organization (NGO)
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    Description
    Intro

    Training and mentoring indigenous Social Innovators, SDGs Entrepreneurs, and Global Goals Volunteers in the areas of DIGITAL, GREEN, AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISES Innovations is our core focus. The power of multiplied efforts of skilled manpower is needed to catalyze and drive the 2030Agenda towards achieving the Global Goals in Nigeria, Africa, and Global. The program is offered 100 percent online and 100 perfect offline. It is a public and private partnership driving in line with SDGs 17-Partnership for the Goals.

    Implementation of the Project/Activity

    Through a public and private partnership approach, we carry out surveys and mass sensitization in communities, schools, and public places to reach out to the target audience Two, from results and outcome of responses, we mobilize and recruit potential participants for the program After the recruitment, we carry out online training and mentoring of Social Innovators and SDGs Volunteers for two to three weeks while the offline program is normally scheduled for Five Days. During the training and mentoring, the participants are grouped according to their areas of interest either as DIGITAL INNOVATORS or SOCIAL ENTERPRISES INNOVATORS or as GREEN ENTERPRISES Innovators before final Graduation. Again, the program apart from the local public and private partnering bodies and institutions, we are also linking and partnering with the SDG Academy, USA. To be able to make this program all-inclusive, affordable and accessible, we make the training TUITION FREE but participants pay only for the cost of certification. While our funding is based on membership donations, consultancies fees to universities and other public/private institutions on Digital entrepreneurship education, tools, and expert services including digital publications. Kindly refer to our support resources based at https://www.amazon.com/author/amosobi https://www.instagram.com/hetavednetworks or https://balancedlivingacademy.blogspot.com

    Results/Outputs/Impacts

    Clearly, this project has resulted into 1- Increase awareness and knowledge about the SDGs and 2030 Agenda 2- This training and mentoring has produced over 25000,000 Two Million five hundred graduands as Social Innovators, SDGs Entrepreneurs, and Global Goals Volunteers presently actively participating in Nigeria and other Africa regions like Cameroon republic, Ghana, Benin, Togo, The Gambia, South Africa and etc 3- New alternative jobs and skills have been developed among the local people to fight and eradicate poverty, hunger, and social injustices. 4- SDGs Activists and Innovators have been trained and empowered for the Global Agenda

    Enabling factors and constraints

    To succeed in this project, we have the following as enabling factors such as 1- Wide exposure and information on the project's needs and manpower. As the principal Innovator, the lead partner has wide exposure and information through his involvement in the HLPF SINCE 2017 to date 2- In our team also, we have renowned professionals like Prof. Stella Chiemeke who is a professor of Computer sciences 3- We have been dedicated to seeing these projects succeed at all cost from membership contributions

    Sustainability and replicability

    This project is highly sustainable and replicable to ensure the most benefits. In addition to other benefits, Still, since the program is both online and offline, it is highly replicable and sustained. These online training, our and mentoring could be accessible world-world-wide

    COVID-19 Impact

    To cope with Covid-19, we observe every required social distancing, the regular use of Handsantizers, and constant washing of hands. We have also introduced COVID19 Hand Sanitizers to reduce the effects on COVID-19. Still, to boost economic empowerment, we have scheduled a new revolution in from 2021 TELECONOMY for helping our people to Earn-while working and learning.

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    Timeline
    24 May 2017 (start date)
    22 September 2025 (date of completion)
    Entity
    HETAVED SKILLS ACADEMY AND NETWORKS
    Ongoing
    No
    SDGs
    1 2 3 4 6 8 9 11 12 13 16
    Other beneficiaries

    Our main target for this project is the Gender folks- women and youths who are the most marginalized. Hence, youths and women between the ages of 15 to 40 are our major target for training, mentoring, and empowerment through this key and partnership. Currently, we are in partnership with the National Open University of Nigeria, Federal University of Technology, Delta states, We have a working partnership with the local government, We have also partnered with the SDG Academy, USA.

    Countries
    Nigeria
    Nigeria
    Contact Information

    Dr. Amos, Principal Innovator/Director