Naija Graphic Designers has won the Facebook Community Accelerator Programme.
In a statement, the company said the Facebook Leadership Programme was aimed at expanding the positive impact of innovative communities in the world. According to the company, it serves as a facilitator for access to over 123,000 community members comprising creative designers of multiple disciplines, creative enthusiasts, and a host of other business managers across the globe looking to hire graphic designers.
The company said leveraging on the Accelerator Programme, Facebook would provide custom training with access to one-on-one mentorship and curate strategic partnership for Naija Graphic Designers.
NGD added that Facebook in partnership with GlobalGiving was offering $50,000.
According to the company, Facebook said, “In 2008, Naija Graphic Designers was created to give creative designers a voice and share practical approaches on being a successful creative in Nigeria.
“In the community, creative designers in Nigeria are able to learn, share experiences, participate in challenges, collaborate, grow and thrive as creativity entrepreneurs. Now with over 123,000 members, several community members have secured jobs from the exposure in design challenges, and have elevated the creative design practice.”
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