It’s definitely a good season to be a woman entrepreneur! Across the globe, a good number of initiatives have been set up to empower and enable women to build sustainable businesses.
Studies have evidently revealed that increased participation of women in the economy will not only increase the GDP per capita of a country but its overall wealth.
In light of this revelation, it is crucial to identify and improve women-owned ventures with regards to their maintenance and sustainability, and growth. That is what the Female Entrepreneurs Support Program (FESP) sets out to do.
The FESP is a collaborative initiative by Nigeria’s TechQuest STEM Academy, and South Sudan’s Junub Open Space, which is part of the AfriLabs Capacity Building Program (ACBP).
Funded by Agence Française de Développement (AFD) through the Digital Africa Seed Fund, the Female Entrepreneurs Support Program is a 3-month online workshop incubator program
It aims to provide capacity building training, business support coaching, and mentoring for females intending to go into business, female-owned/led startups and entrepreneurs.
- You must be a female.
- You must be a citizen of Nigeria or South Sudan.
- You must have basic computer literacy and access to a computer, Android phone, or tablet.
- You must own a business or have a feasible business idea.
- You must be willing to leverage technology in growing your startup.
- You must be available to participate in weekly group sessions and must be able to commit 3 hours weekly to accomplish tasks and assignments.
Benefits of the workshop
- Training on Business & Financial Management Skills, and Business Development
- Coaching on maximizing digital technology to boost businesses.
- Access to mentoring and networking opportunity
- Access to business development resources
Application to the Female Entrepreneurs Support Program closes on Wednesday, December 30, 2020.
Click here to apply
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