Creating jobs in recession and famine.

We help to teach participants all level of skill acquisition free of charge, plumbing, barbing, farming, etc; which can help sustain them.

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I confirm that I am fully aware of the eligibility criteria, and based on its description, I am eligible to apply to the CSV Prize 2017.

  • Yes, I'm eligible

Preferred language

  • English

Organization name


Year founded


Initiative stage

  • Start-Up (a pilot that has just started operating)

Annual budget in 2017 (USD)

  • Less than $1k

Number of beneficiaries impacted so far

  • 10 - 50

Organization type

  • Nonprofit, NGO, or citizen sector

Secondary Focus Area

  • Nutrition

Headquarters location: Country

  • Nigeria

Headquarters location: City


Location(s) of impact

Nigeria, hopefully spread to the rest of Africa


Problem: What problem is this initiative trying to address?

The problem of unemployment, and rural development and poverty situation.

Solution Summary: What is the proposed solution? What do you see as its most promising aspects for creating shared value?

The proposed solution is to enable the youths. What I see ads the most promising aspect for creating shared value would be to teach the youths these skills, that would help them to be independent and be able to escape from their situation.

Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Specify both the social and the environmental impact of your work

We have been able to train about 25 people who have benefited from the work we do.

Financial sustainability plan: How is this initiative financially supported? How will you ensure its financial sustainability long-term?

Our own funding, grants and other sources.

Unique value proposition: What makes your initiative innovative? How does your project differ from other organizations working in the same field?

Jabdey is innovative because it is feee of charge and help make a change.

Founding story: Share a story about the "Aha!" moment that sparked the beginning of this initiative.

We decided to start JabDey because we see the need to empower youths and make them equipped to take care of themselves.

Where did you hear about the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize?

  • Ashoka page or contact


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