ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE, which has ENDIP, as her acronym is a private, voluntary, not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. ENDIP commenced operation in January 2000. We are registered with the Ministry of Social Development, Rivers State Government of Nigeria and the Corporate Affairs Commission under the Part ‘C’ of Incorporated Trustees Act of 1990 as a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, with RC No. 14,254.
With a vision for capacity-development/training and people-centered development at community level, ENDIP is committed to community ownership, community support and community organisation for the purpose of economic empowerment and rural infrastructure development of her populace. Since its inception, ENDIP has remained committed to mobilizing and promoting sustainable enterprise development as solutions to poverty.
ENDIP is focusing on capacity development of youths, women and men in the core areas of leadership training, talent development; youth vocational skills acquisition; promoting youth micro-enterprise schemes to help foster the creative energies of individuals for the purpose of economic empowerment and rural infrastructure development; Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Management Education Programme for undergraduates of tertiary institutions in Nigeria; Artisan Skills Training Programme; promoting academic excellence through the award of scholarship grants to the `poor and vulnerable’ members of rural communities in the Niger Delta. ENDIP is a catalyst for young people in harnessing and fostering their creative energies for their betterment of our society and Nigerian nation with the overall objective of harnessing the business potentials of young people in their contribution to the enhancement of the economic infrastructure, prosperity and the well being of the community and nation.