CYCDI extends application for ‘Solution 17’ Innocreativa Youth Hub

The Creative Youth Community Development Initiative, CYCDI, has extended application for Solution17- Innocreativa Youth Hub (IC2030) till November 15, 2019 to allow wider participation across Nigeria.

Interested entrants can now register online  to join the progarnme, which is designed to explore creative and innovative capacities of young people through the development of knowledge and attitude that are relevant to employability and skills for entrepreneurship. The goal is to reduce high rate of unemployment whilst enhancing economic growth towards the fulfilment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2030.


Solution17 for SDGs is a model developed by CYCDI to proffer solutions to the world's most pressing problems through the application of the 17 United Nations SDGs.

IC2030 targets undergraduates in tertiary institutions in Nigeria, members of National Youth Service Corps and young graduates between the ages of 18-35 years.


Successful applicants will be hosted at IC2030 Innovation Hub for a period of 21 days. They will be empowered with knowledge, tools and skills to make, create and innovate solutions to frontally confront the challenge of Unemployment through creativity and innovativeness, becoming experts in their chosen field whilst advocating for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Learning at the Innovation Hub

Solution17 will offer the following Modules at the IC2030 Hub:

  1. Creative Enterprise Programme
  2. Digital literacy in the key emerging technologies
  3. Project Management
  4. SDG Knowledge Training
  5. Education for Justice
  6. Innovating for the future
  7. Leadership Development
  8. Content Creation


Special Features


  1. IC2030 top-notch learning environment will deliver 1st class experience to young leaders & aspiring entrepreneurs
  2. Finalists will be camped at IC2030 House for 21 days, all expenses will be covered by the organizer.
  3. Finalists projects will be fully funded
  4. All finalists become Solution17 Champions
  5. Internship Program opportunity with Partner Companies.
  6. Hub activities will stream live to local & global audience

Additionally, selected participants will be supported along their journey to impact thousands of intending entrepreneurs within their institutions and communities in fulfilment of Sustainable Development Goal 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth.

The champions will be empowered all through their business development period. Their impact will be measured annually, lessons learnt documented to serve as baseline for the subsequent year as we journey to 2030.