The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Resurrection Parish Business Empowerment Advisory Council was set up to create a platform for members of the Church to improve their economic status through running profitable businesses and or advancing their skills in the marketplace.
The objectives of the Council include
- To help members imbibe entrepreneurial knowledge that will help them build sustainable and profitable businesses
- To create an enabling platform that will help bridge the business management capacity gaps of members of the Church
- To create enabling ecosystem and platforms that incubates bankable business ideas and transitions them to viable businesses.
- To improve the education, skills and expertise of members to enable them to build successful careers
The activities of the Council are driven by the following sub-groups to build sustainable engagements in the Church and achieve its objectives.
- Training Academy – Facilitate training programs, seminars, workshops, and learning interventions, to close identified gaps and support participants to attain their developmental goals.
- Appraisal/Content – Review and appraise applications for empowerment support. Also, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of Council’s initiatives/programs regularly to proffer suggestions for improvement
- Business Incubator/Funding Committee – Oversee the startup and growth of business ideas into long-term and sustainable ventures by providing necessary financial support.
- Business Access – Provide access to marketplace opportunities and funding windows
The Council shall provide empowerment support in the following areas (KOFS):
- Access to Knowledge – the know-how to start or scale a business or the training to improve employability skills or advance career
- Access to Opportunities in the Marketplace – a database of job opportunities, business collaborations, networking opportunities, additional training opportunities
- Access to Funding – the capital to start or scale a business idea
- Access to Business Support – to develop the capacity to navigate entrepreneurial and career challenges through mentorship and coaching, access to technology and shared services platform (co-location and shared infrastructures)
God bless you abundantly as you journey with us!