How many times have you scrolled through your timeline on social media to find inspiring stories of corpers in full regalia, presenting their certificates to mothers, fathers, and guardians who helped them pay their way through school via their small businesses? Always a beautiful sight, right?
Thousands of doctors, lawyers, lecturers, and professionals all over Nigeria have similar stories.
What this means is each time you patronize a small business, you are positively impacting more lives than you know, but we are in very unprecedented times with the COVID-19 pandemic.
A lot of these small businesses have been hit pretty hard. How do they get back on their feet? We have some exciting news for you! Pull up a chair!
Knowing how SMEs are struggling through this period, Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, has launched its new “Where You Shop Matters’ initiative that aims to support and enable entrepreneurs in Nigeria, while encouraging consumers to support small businesses by shopping local.
The initiative will help support small businesses through the Visa Small Business Hub, a merchant platform that provides tools and information on how to start, run, and grow small businesses.
So do you or anyone you know own a small business? Then head on to www.visa.com.ng and click on the ‘learn more’ button on the home page.
You won’t regret it!