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Paradigm takes NGOs on Google Impact Challenge @ 7 cities - ITREALMS Online

Seven cities across the federation would play host to series of workshops dedicated to nonprofit and social enterprises interested in applying for the 2018 Google Impact Challenge Nigeria, courtesy of Paradigm Initiative partnership with Google, reports ITRealms.

The workshop, ITRealms gathered is being organized by Paradigm Initiative on behalf of Google in Aba, Abuja, Lagos, Kano, Jos, Port Harcourt and Yola between June 25 and 27, 2018.
Director of Programmes, Paradigm Initiative, Tope Ogundipe, confirmed this to ITRealms, saying that the Google Impact Challenge is an important project design to empower Nigerian nonprofits and social enterprises with important resources to help deepen their work.
“The application workshops will help prospective applicants understand what the challenge is all about, its rules and the intricacies of putting forward a strong application,” she declared.
Ogundipe also said that Google is looking for 12 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises in Nigeria and Paradigm Initiative wants to ensure that everyone doing great work in their communities stand a chance to making the cut.
“This is why we are organizing the workshop in all the 6 geopolitical zones and the federal capital territory. Great ideas are everywhere and we hope all the worthy ideas are able to compete on an equal footing. Those interested in the workshop can go to our website paradigmhq.org to register,” she said.
Ogundipe further said that the Google Impact Challenge Nigeria is an open invitation to nonprofits, social enterprises and businesses in Nigeria to share their vision for innovative ways to make our community stronger and create social impact, with a specific focus on increasing economic opportunity.
ITRealms equally gathered that judges for the 6-month challenge would include MI Abaga, John Momoh, Parminder Vir OBE, Kanu Nwankwo and Mo Abudu.

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