Adesola Yinka

Member since March 2014

Entrepreneur Youth Cooperative Multipurpose Society


EYCM was formed by the rural youth and women in 2012. The association, a youth and women led community based organization, is registered with the Ministry of Cooperatives and Rural Development in Nigeria. The cooperative consists of different sheanuts pickers and shea butter processing cooperative groups. The Association operates in efficient and fair way so that all members benefit equitably from their increased ability to access markets. It is also to see a socioeconomically empowered women and youth in the rural community.


The mission of EYCM is to develop youth and women centered programmes favourable to their economic empowerment through:

Building the capacity of member base groups

Improving upon the activities of members through the provision of financial services and entrepreneurial skills that aim at increasing their income levels.

Increasing the scope of knowledge through training and exchange

Shea nut and butter processing

We are involved in:

*Training youth and women skills development

*Training of quality shea butter processing and other agro processing business

*Women group formations and Cooperative development

*Income generating activities for youth and women

*Making of shea soap, washing powder and value added skin pomade