How to Apply For NG CARES Stimulus Programme – grant of 750 million. from 2021 to 2023.
You must have heard of the COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus, which is a programme designed by the government to help tackle challenges that comes along with the pandemic.
Over $750m World Bank facility is available to make the programme a success and also help drive FG’s social investment, poverty alleviation programmes
The federal Government has again brought another programme that is aimed at mitigating the effect of Covid-19 pandemic. This time the programme is supported by the world Bank..
NG CARES Stimulus Programme – grant
The name of the programme is NG CARES which simply means National Covid 19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus.
With a mandate to tackle food crises, poverty and also recovery of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises
Is was said that this programme will go a long way helping poor Nigerians during this pandemic era.
With this program on board, help will also be extended to small farmers and small and medium-sized enterprises that have been hit badly with the covid19 pandemic.
Fund available for NG CARES
Wold Bank is said to be bringing in about 750 million dollars from the period of 2021 to 2023.
750 million naira is no small money, trust me the most Nigerians will feel the impact of this support programme soon.
The plan arrangement has it that within just two years about 20 million dollars will be sent to each state to make NG CARES a reality while Abuja will get 15 million dollars
a) Micro businesses (3 – 9 employees): this means that a micro business unit should have like 3 to 9 employees before they will granted access to the loan
b) Small businesses (10 – 50 employees): for small business unit they will need to boast of 10 to 50 employees.
Application Supporting documents:
- 1) Proof of identification (NIN, Driver’s License, Voter’s Card, etc.)
- 2) Proof of residence (Utility Bills, Voters Card)
- 3) Proof of age (NIN, Voter’s Card, Driver’s License)
- 4) Proof of Bank Verification Number (BVN Printout duly stamped by the Bank)
- 5) that you have suffered financial set back
- 6) you need to own any business for business categories
- NG-Cares is a scheme of the federal and work bank
- It was established to help reduce the high level poverty and access to funds as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
- About 750 million dollars has been made available by world Bank.
- Federal government will play a supervisory role.
- State are to implement the usage of the fund as they are the ones to locate those vulnerable people in the grass root.
- There is no central portal created for this scheme now.
- Individual state have their portal open for this purpose.
States NG CARES
- Abia CARES
- Adamawa CARES
- Akwa Ibom CARES
- Anambra CARES
- Bauchi CARES
- Bayelsa CARES
- Benue CARES
- Borno CARES
- Cross River CARES
- Delta CARES
- Ebonyi CARES
- Edo CARES
- Ekiti CARES
- Enugu CARES
- Federal Capital Territory Abuja
- Gombe CARES
- Imo CARES
- Jigawa CARES
- Kaduna CARES
- Kano CARES
- Katsina CARES
- Kebbi CARES
- Kogi CARES
- Kwara CARES
- Lagos CARES
- Nasarawa CARES
- Niger CARES
- Ogun CARES
- Ondo CARES
- Osun CARES
- Oyo CARES
- Plateau CARES
- Rivers CARES
- Sokoto CARES
- Taraba CARES
- Yobe CARES
- Zamfara CARES
How To Apply For NC-CARES Stimulus Programme
There are enumerators in each local Government so it’s advisable you make contact with them for registration purposes but if you couldn’t get in touch with them you can still meet your community CDC Chairman, Women Leader, or Youth President.
Below are the Application Link to All State in Nigeria:
- Abia State > Click here
- Adamawa State (Yola) > Click Here
- Akwa Ibom State (Uyo) > Click Here
- Anambra State (Awka) > Click Here
- Bauchi State (Bauchi) > Click Here
- Bayelsa State (Yenagoa)> Click here
- Benue State (Makurdi)> Click Here
- Borno State (Maiduguri)> Click Here
- Cross River State (Calabar)> Click Here
- Delta State (Asaba)> Click Here
- Ebonyi State (Abakaliki)> Click Here
- Edo State (Benin City)> Click Here
- Ekiti State (Ado Ekiti)> Click Here
- Enugu State (Enugu)> Click Here
- Gombe State (Gombe)> Click Here
- Imo State (Owerri)> Click Here
- Jigawa State (Dutse)> Click Here
- Kaduna State (Kaduna)> Click Here
- Kano State (Kano)> Click Here
- Katsina State (Katsina)> Click Here
- Kebbi State (Birnin Kebbi)> Click Here
- Kogi State (Lokoja)> Click Here
- Kwara State (Ilorin)> Click Here
- Lagos State (Ikeja)> Click Here
- Nasarawa State (Lafia)> Click Here
- Niger State (Minna)> Click Here
- Ogun State (Abeokuta)> Click Here
- Ondo State (Akure)> Click Here
- Osun State (Oshogbo)> Click Here
- Oyo State (Ibadan)> Click Here
- Plateau State (Jos)> Click Here
- Rivers State (Port Harcourt)> Click Here
- Sokoto State (Sokoto)> Click Here
- Taraba State (Jalingo)> Click Here
- Yobe State (Damaturu)> Click Here
- Zamfara State (Gusau)> Click Here
We understand that there are various government programmes that deals on job creation programmes ongoing both in state and federal level.
What NG-Cares does is to complement and leverage on these programs.
This means that states will be an active participant here, states will be given the money to identify those who its meant for in the grassroot.
In other word the NG-Cares is to become a bridge between existing job creation programs in states while the federal Government will play a monitoring role, evaluation role and will also provide technical assistance to all participating states.
We are going to update you more about the NG CARES news and any other National Covid 19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus update all you have to do is keep visiting this page.