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Marcus Edibogi Akor

The Bridge Youth Leadership Foundation

With the help of the #100,000 price of the Young Business Leaders Award by The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation, I have been able to cultivate and plant 3200 heaps of Cassava and also bought a printer for office use and able to get some necessary furniture like proper table for our office. I hope to use the Cassava in my garri processing factory which I am in the process of setting up to provide high quality processed, hygienic and well packaged garri". Marcus Akor can be contacted by email at: "


Comfort Johnson

Taraba State University, Jalingo, Nigeria

"Praise God! With the help of The social entrepreneurship scheme award of N100,000, given to me by The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation, I was able to purchase two sewing machines and also paid my final semester school fees at the Taraba State University, Jalingo. The two Sewing machines have enabled me to perfect my practice as a tailor and my sister keyed into my fashion designing vision, which today has been of great succor to me and my family". Comfort Johnson can be contacted by email at: 

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Salome Iveren Simon

Salome Simon Foundation, Lokoja, Nigeria

"My name is Salome Simon, recipient of The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation's YBL Awards 2018. I used the Award money I received from the Foundation to complete registration of my Organization with the Nigeria Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). The aim of my Organization is to contribute to positive development and humanitarian activities through community service with a specific focus on the young teenagers in Nigerian public schools. Thanks to The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation, I am now pursuing my dreams". Salome Iveren Simon can be contacted by email at:

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Tavershima Torhemen

Friends of Nature, Benue State, Nigeria

"My name is .Tarvershima Torhemen, a recipient of The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation 2017 Young Business Leaders Awards (YBL). I used th Award Money of One Hundred Thousand Naira (N100, 000) for my Friends of Nature Initiative to help people affected by disasters, whether natural or man-made. I supported Mrs. Elizabeth whose house was swept away by the 2017 Flood in Benue State with a Grinding Machine, accessories and seed capital". Tavershima Torhemen can be contacted by email

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