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Bridging unemployment and financial institution.

eradicating unemployment in the accounting profession

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Explain your project idea (2,000 characters)

The project idea is on how to eradicate unemployment in the accounting profession by harmonizing all accounting firms in the world.

Who are the beneficiaries? (1,000 characters)

1. Our beneficiaries are youth that are through with secondary or high school that are interested in reading Accounting in college or tertiary institutions. 2. Youths that do not have the priviledge of studying accounting but are still very much interested in the profession. 3.young accounting graduates that came out with third class and below and are seeking for job opportunity in accounting profession.

How is your idea unique? (1,000 characters)

This idea is unique because it will be the first of its kind anywhere. The idea is to harmonize all accounting firms and institution all over the world in order to create jobs for young accounting graduates. It will also give the graduate a sense of belonging in their career path.

Idea Proposal Stage (choose one)

  • Prototype: I have done some small tests or experiments with prospective users to continue developing the idea.

Tell us more about your organization/company (1 sentence and website URL)

UKAccountant group orientate youths that are interested in studying accounting after graduating from high school. Once they are able to gain admission to study accounting, we monitor their progress, academically, give support ,help solve any challenges in any course related to accounting . We also attach them to accounting firms close to them when they are on holidays and monitor their skills, behaviour and job assignments and also appraise them with their bosses.

Expertise in sector

  • 1-2 years

Organization Filing Status

  • Yes, we are a registered company.

In 3-4 sentences, tell us the inspiration or story that encouraged you to start this project.

After graduation, I found it difficult to get a good firm that could train me as a professional in other to prepare me for challenges ahead, I had to struggle to look for firms that almost didn't pay me anything aside my transport fare and were not also ready to expose me to some financial issues since I hadn't any experience.

Please explain how your selected topic areas are influenced, in the local context of your project (1,000 characters).

Prosperity in a nation is birth by employed youths and young enterpreneurs thereby making the planet a better and secured place for us and generations to come

Who will work alongside your organization in the project idea? (1,000 characters)

Our patners are qualified and chartered Accountants and are currently working in finance positions in large organizations. Their engagement will help give us leverage with other big institutions.

Please share some of the top strengths identified in the community which your project will serve (500 characters)

My community has a lot of young and energetic youths within ages 16-25 years that are ready to pursue their goals as early as possible.

Geographic Focus

Our focus is to unite all accounting firms all over the world. but we are starting out in Nigeria

How many months are required for the project idea? (500 characters)

Two months

Did you submit this idea to our 2017 BridgeBuilder Challenge? (Y/N)

  • No


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