The youthrive Program is a transformative initiative by Access Bank designed to empower, uplift, and accelerate the next generation of MSMEs. The program is set to impact over 4 million individuals by enhancing capacity, providing financial empowerment, and fostering invaluable business exchange programs.
Let’s thrive together!

Entrepreneurs often encounter hurdles in navigating business operations and regulatory processes. At Access Bank, we equip individuals/MSMEs with a suite of products and services tailored to address these challenges.


  • Capacity Development: Empowering the youth with skills for entrepreneurship and employability.
  • Business Exchange: Exceptional Entrepreneurs will be sponsored on Business Exchange Programs to The Netherlands, China, or India.
  • Access to Funding: Get access to finance through business grants and business loans to scale your business upon completion of the capacity development programs.
  • Employment: Discover employment opportunities after completing our comprehensive capacity development programs.


  • Startup: A new business with less than 12 months in operation.
  • Business Owner: An established business with more than 1 year in operation.
  • Graduate: Atertiary institution degree holder seeking active employment or business venture.
  • Non-Graduate: A young individual with a minimum of a school leaving certificate seeking skill acquisition or business venture

Method of Application

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For More Information,

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