EXPRESSION OF INTEREST/REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE ENGAGEMENT OF TECHNICAL PARTNERS TO PROVIDE SERVICES ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LSETF MSME DIGITAL BUSINESS PROJECT
LSETF was established by the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Law of 2016 to provide financial support to residents of Lagos State. Its primary mandate is to prepare Lagos State residents for entrepreneurship and employment opportunities through the acquisition of skills to get better jobs, tackle unemployment and enable wealth creation. LSETF also focuses on promoting entrepreneurship by improving access to finance and strengthening the institutional capacity of micro, small and medium enterprises and formulating policies designed to improve the business environment in Lagos State. In addition, LSETF develops programmes designed to train and create jobs for Lagos residents; whilst also focusing on programmes designed to drive innovation within the Lagos ecosystem.
In furtherance of its mandate, LSETF intends to launch the Lagos State MSME Digital Business Project with the main objective of equipping Lagos State MSMEs and Individuals with the resources and skills to digitize their businesses for the mobilization of online sales and services with a view to increasing their earning potential. The programme beneficiaries will undergo practical training in the areas of digital literacy, financial literacy and social media marketing. The MSMEs will also be eligible to receive hardware devices to support the digitization of their businesses, in addition to micro-loans and micro-grants.