Young Adult Development Programme

     {A Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative by Diamond Bank}

About Young Adult Development programme

Diamond Bank’s Young Adult Development programme is designed to equip underserved youth in Akwa-Ibom with requisite soft skills (Values, Leadership and Work Skills Workshop) and IT training (Information Technology Workshop) which will support youth development and enhance their ability to generate livelihoods and secure paid employment. This pilot edition will benefit 100 undergraduates in  2 identified tertiary institutions in Akwa-Ibom State.

Goals and Objectives

•Support youth through the process of looking within to take stock of their lives – dreams, visions for the future , current skills ,talents and inclination
• Expose youth to the concept of leadership and values skills by offering tools and skills required for personal and community transformation
• Provide youth with practical skills that serve as sources of livelihoods through IT skills development
• Equip youth with requisite employability skills for the workplace

 Programme Details

Date:           October 21th – 25th, 2013

Venue:        Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State – selected participants would be informed on training location.

Do you qualify?

All prospective participants for this edition must be:

•Undergraduate students of University of Uyo or Uyo City Polytechnic
•Between age 18 – 35 years
•Committed to completing both trainings – soft skills workshop and Certificate in Data   Processing and Information technology.

How to apply

1.Like our page on facebook,
2.Follow us on twitter, or @leapafrica & mention the programme you are applying for with a #tag (e.g. iApplied/#Diamond Bank-YAD2013)
3. Download an application form online (
4.Fill the form and send to the email –

For questions or concerns, please contact Adeyemi Asaba @ LEAP via email – or call 012706541/2, 07011081954.

Please note that this programme is not a residential programme and participants are expected to cover their expenses to the programme location and I.T training centers.


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