The Fate Foundation

The impetus behind FATE stemmed from a strong concern about the high levels of unemployment and poverty in the country.

The FATE Foundation assists young Nigerians to establish and grow successful businesses by equipping them with the necessary tools, skills, networks and financing. FATE’s ambition is to help establish over 5,000 businesses by 2015, creating employment for at least 50,000 Nigerians. Accenture supports the Foundation through the regular participation in its programmes of many of its employees, thereby facilitating the development and mentoring of young entrepreneurs as. The Foundation is a non-profit, private sector-led organization that was established in 2000 to tackle high rates of unemployment and poverty among young people in Nigeria.