Studio 24, in conjunction with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has unveiled plans to launch its empowerment and corporate social responsibility (CSR) scheme on Saturday, 19 August in Lagos.
Targeted at empowering girls at the grass root level with passion for photography, the initiative will kick-off in Lagos State and will empower 100 participants by assisting them set up their businesses.
According to a statement from Studio24: “We are glad to partner Lagos State for this project. Studio 24 is a professional photography and multimedia company and an international partner of Kodak International, Canon, Elinchrom and Bowens UK. Studio 24 for the past 25 years has been in Nigeria trying to preserve the African aesthetic with its team of photographers and videographers.”
LSETF was established by The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Law of 2016 to provide financial support to Lagosians for empowerment and tackling unemployment. The Fund has the mandate to directly invest ₦25Billion. The project is supported by Canon, The Royal Photographic Society, UK, African Artists Foundation (AAF), Maybelline New York, School of Art, Design & Printing (YABATECH), Lagos State Professional Photographers Association of Nigeria (LASSPPAN), DNP Photo Imaging, International Manufacturer of Printing Technologies, Civil Society Groups and Studio24 TV.