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THE INTERNET MY GATEWAY TO A WORLD FULL OF OPPORTUNITIES

The internet has really been helpful in my life, the internet was and is still a gateway to a world full of opportunities.

The internet has enabled me to generate income bu building websites for people, samples are

www.anagabafarmsltd.com

www.edenchildren.com.ng

www.richshortie.com

I create and manage facebook pages for people

www.facebook.com/mmbl4w

I also earn a living using the internet through my bulk sms website

www.zoomsmsng.com

I use the internet to market my services to people online.

Through the internet I have learnt alot of new things, connected with people all over the world, gotten to know about different good opportunities, gotten vital informations to make me a better person, also through the internet I attended social media week and met Mrs Oluwatosin.

The opportunities have been endless.

I also got admitted to the incubator where my social enterprise is being incubated (www.fastlaunch.org) through the internet.

I have been able to showcase my work to the world through the internet. www.faceboo.com/mmbl4w

I have new friends on world pulse and other social platforms

facebook = www.facebook.com/mmbl4w

twitter = www.twitter.com/mobilewomenbiz

Through the internet I have gotten support,advice,knowledge,skills etc, my life passion which is to empower women globally is being launched http://goo.gl/WvtLSG

Every women should be able to use and access the internet, because it will enlighten their world. We need to help more women become economically indepedent,teach them how to the internet, so they can afford to pay for their internet services.Also the future is mobile, technology companies should make affordable internet enabled phones, the language can be in local dialects, government should help Telco's reduce data cost.

At Gbekele Ecosystem our social enterprise, we are eradicating poverty through behavior modification loans for women.

We empower less previliged young girls/ women with vocational/livelihood skills, digital skills,financial literacy ,book keeping skills and make them banked.

Support us by liking our page www.facebook.com/mmbl4w

follow us on twitter www.twitter.com/mobilewomenbiz

Thanks to all my World Pulse sisters

This story was written for World Pulse’s Women Weave the Web Digital Action Campaign. Learn more »

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Nyapaul's picture

Thank you

Thank you my sister. I like the bangles.

Nyapaul

novine's picture

THANKS

Thanks Nyapaul, oh the bangles, we will be training women on how to make bangles,earrings etc using ankara fabrics,this month end. Thanks once again dont forget to like our page www.facebook.com/mmbl4w

Okocha Nkem

Founder,
Gbekele Ecosystem (Behavioral Modification loans for women)

Lea's picture

You're doing amazing work,

You're doing amazing work, Novine!
It's really inspiring to read about how the internet has helped you in so many ways and has had a transformative effect on you and has allowed to make a difference in your community and online.
I had a chance to go to the websites that you posted and am so impressed by all the things that you have accomplished to help women feel empowered and to provide them with the support and help that they need through loans and showing them to the way to use their skills. I also see that you have started a literacy program for children. How truly incredible! I hope that you'll continue to do amazing work and look forward to hearing and following what you are doing!
Lea

novine's picture

Thanks

Thanks Lea,for visiting our page,we definitely will continue to empower women to be financially independent to enable them afford to access the internet,we are also working with another social enterprise to teach women who cannot speak English how to use the internet in their local dialect. We have alot of plans for them,to enable them break the cycle of poverty. please dont forget to like our page www.facebook.com/mmbl4w

Okocha Nkem

Founder,
Gbekele Ecosystem (Behavioral Modification loans for women)

amymorros's picture

Impressive

Thank you for your dedication to empowering women. You have provided us with an impressive list of well-maintained websites and shown how you effectively reach out to others through social media.

I wish you well in your endeavors.

Amy
@amyinstl

novine's picture

Thanks

Thanks, Amymorros, social media has really helped in my digital life.That is why we want to start teaching local women how to use social media in thier local dialect. Please like our page www.facebook.com/mmbl4w

Okocha Nkem

Founder,
Gbekele Ecosystem (Behavioral Modification loans for women)

Fiona J McKenzie's picture

Great projects!

Hi Okocha,

I'm really impressed by the projects that you have assisted/started on the net. I've looked at the web-sites which are clear and well-laid out - nice design. And the FB page is great and is clearly working. Well done for seizing the opportunities that the web presents and I wish you every success.

Best wishes,

Fiona

Fiona McKenzie

novine's picture

Thanks

Thanks Fiona,don't forget to like our page www.facebook.com/mmbl4w

Okocha Nkem

Founder,
Gbekele Ecosystem (Behavioral Modification loans for women)

gracest's picture

Hi Okocha, Thank you for

Hi Okocha,

Thank you for contributing your story. So many project, so many links! It is certainly motivating for all of us, to seize the potential of the Internet as you have. I have enjoyed looking through your Facebook page; I have shared the link with a friend of mine who lives in Lagos. I met her teaching English in Spain and she now works, teaching and volunteering in Lagos. I think that she will be very interested in your organization!!

Your sister,
Grace

novine's picture

Thanks

Thanks Grace, for sharing our page, the internet is really a powerful tool that impacts, due to the request of other women that needs our vocational /livelihood skills trainings outside Lagos,we will start uploading these trainings on our youtube page starting from this August,this is possible because of the internet (youtube). I will love to connect and meet with your friend here in Lagos. Thanks

Okocha Nkem

Founder,
Gbekele Ecosystem (Behavioral Modification loans for women)

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