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On Becoming A Philanthropist! Toke Makinwa will donate N3m to empower 4 Nigerians #OnBecomingEmpowered



You heard her! Get your pitch ready and be empowered!

About #OnBecomingEmpowered

#OnBecomingEmpowered grant is an initiative of On Becoming by Toke Makinwa.  The campaign is geared towards giving back to people out there with a terrific small start-up business plan, but with little or no initial capital.

How to participate

  1. You are to upload a one minute video sharing what winning the grant will do for your business, if you can film what you do it’ll increase your chances of being shortlisted to the next round (creativity is what we are looking for and effective time management too)
  2.  Upload your video on Instagram using the hashtags #OnBecomingEmpowered #Imusthavemyown and tag @onbecomingbytokemakinwa. The most engaging videos will be reposted and selected people will be contacted.
  3.  A pitch will be required of you, you will pitch your ideas/business plan to a panel. If you go through successfully, you will be invited to an empowering brunch where you get to learn from those who were once where you are now.

This competition is open to everyone

Follow @onbecomingbytokemakinwa to watch the videos. The #OnBecomingEmpowered project starts now.

You have 3 weeks to apply starting now.

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  1. ND babe

    August 18, 2017 at 6:13 pm

    ev’body copying linda ikeji. but it is good help others when you reach your pinnacle

    • ruby

      August 18, 2017 at 6:46 pm

      No, she’s not “copying” Linda Ikeji. Toke has always been giving!

    • June

      August 18, 2017 at 11:25 pm

      And what is wrong with copying a good example and being a blessing to someone else??????

    • ekalor

      August 19, 2017 at 1:08 pm

      i sit safe to say that Linda copied Bill Gates? you see my point. just say this is nice and move on

  2. Beauty

    August 18, 2017 at 10:04 pm

    Bless her,wish I can win my debt is stealing my joy and peace.God help me

  3. Bibian Madonna

    August 19, 2017 at 5:47 am

    Wow. This has really shut a lot of people up!!
    Nice one Toks. Way to go!!!

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