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Melody Fidel shares story from growing up to becoming entrepreneurship mentor at summit

Melody Fidel shares story from growing up to becoming entrepreneurship mentor at summit

Melody Fidel, entrepreneur-missionary and founder of the Stability and Sustenance Business Summit who spoke via zoom from his base in London shared his spirited story from growing up in Warri to becoming a business and entrepreneurship mentor to over ten thousand Africans.

He spoke during the Stability and Sustenance Business Summit which berthed in Warri, prominent city of Delta State recently to galvanise and empower entrepreneurs to continue to be resilient in their chosen path.

The event themed, small business huge profit held at the Tobiz Villa Event Centre in Warri, attracted over 1,000 attendees with 4 young wave-making entrepreneurs of Delta descent sharing inspirational stories and providing business mentorship guide to the attendees.

“I have always wanted to lead people, particularly the young generation on a path towards actualizing their dreams and from my early years, I started volunteering in various communities, helping people achieve their goals which now metamorphosed into mentoring youths on career pathway including giving grants to speed up business growth,” Melody stated.

He advised the mentees that, “you have to be intentional and passionate about your profession. Whatever it is that you have decided to do, please make sure you build the skill to deliver beyond expectation. Be focused, tenacious, determined and financially disciplined towards your set goal.

Aside Melody, other notable mentors at the small business huge profit event included Rejoice Debekeme, public speaker; Victory Ighelogbo, small business growth strategist and Zitu Tarelayefa, fashion brand owner.

High point of the event was the presentation of fifty thousand naira grant to each of the five selected entrepreneurs to grow their respective businesses by the Stability and Sustenance team.

One of the beneficiaries of the grant and mentorship opportunity, Belemaikuro Dagbama said, “this Stability and Sustenance programme has taught me to be more focused, consistent and practice financial discipline in driving my business to greater height.”

Stability and Sustenance Business Summit is a brainchild of Melody who in the past decade has coached over 10,000 youths physically and virtually on skills acquisition and monetization, disbursed business grants to over 100 youth and in late 2023 got recognized for his youth mentorship with The Future Awards Africa Prize for Service to Young People.