Oyakhilome’s Foundation Offers $1.3m Support To African Entrepreneurs
Future Africa Leaders Foundation (FALF) on Thursday announced it spent $1,340,000 to support the top 10 winners of the Future Africa Leadership Award.
The foundation, established by the founder of Christ Embassy Church, Rev. Chris Oyakhilome, said it is committed to identifying, nurturing and empowering young African leaders to make positive impacts in their communities.
According to a top member of the foundation, Pastor Tuoyo Temisan, “Over the past decade, FALF has been a leader in youth development, equipping individuals with essential skills and resources to drive change.
“Since inception, the Future Africa Leaders Foundation has recognised 123 recipients of the prestigious Future Africa Leaders Award for demonstrating outstanding leadership in solving problems in and for the continent, with grants totalling USD 1,340,000 to all winners from 30 African countries, spanning five regions.
“The years have been very impactful with our ambassadors who have played a leading role in providing sustainable solutions to their communities and nations through health, sanitation, agriculture, entrepreneurship, youth empowerment, technology, advocacy for justice and good governance in building the giant called Africa.”
Senior executive officer of FALA Olajumoke Ola-Akinsanya said each of the 10 recipients was supported with $10,000 while the overall best winner got an additional $25,000 grant as the star prize.