Sam Ohuabunwa Foundation for Economic Empowerment (SOFEE) started operations in 1998 running capacity building programmes for the SME sub-sector, including training, workshops, counselling and mentorship for SME business operators who have benefited tremendously under the SOFEE Cost Effective SME Business Empowerment Programme.
The foundation has also initiated Student and Youth Empowerment Programmes which were on course with Students and the Youths being the direct beneficiaries of the respective initiatives. SOFEE places great premium on these two programme segments as much work needs to be done to harness the huge economic potentials which are derivable from their gifting, creativity and energies when put in proper use.
In line with various international conventions, including CEDAW, SOFEE believes in empowering women through the development of their productive capacities. To achieve this, the foundation trains both aspiring and existing women entrepreneurs. The foundation is also involved in public enlightenment, campaign and advocacy in a bid to encourage women to succeed in business and leverage to achieve growth.
Further, the foundation has successfully run programmes intended to shape corporate and public policy on economic platforms beneficial to corporate organisations in the private and the public sectors, federal, state and local governments, local and multinational business communities. SOFEE runs Policy and Management Programmes including training and consultancy specially designed to improve and strengthen the productive capacities of the benefiting key economic players as facilitators and drivers of economic transformation and growth
As apostles in the market place, it is the mind of God to make use of our gifts and talents in the furtherace of His purpose in all the sectors of the world economy as empowered by Him, even as our Lord Jesus Christ said 'Occupy till I come' - Luke 19:13
By God's blessings, to see all attain total economic empowerment, with none left behind
Empower individuals, organisations, groups, communities and nations through economic advocacy, capacity building, consultancy and training on entrepreneurship, job creation, management and business excellence
The foundation is committed to evolving, utilising and imparting robust and time-tested knowledge, skills, character and other resources required foe overall economic and financial well-being of all in the human society