Calling for Application: “Road to Women’s Business Growth”, Deadline: 18th December, 2015

WOMEN'SThe Road to Women’s Business Growth is a new initiative which will build the skills of women entrepreneurs in Nigeria. Implemented in partnership between Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, Exxon Mobil Foundation, EDC of Pan-Atlantic University and Emerging360, the project aims to support mall women business owners to grow their enterprises and increase their access to finance.

The project aims to increase women’s access to financial services and markets andlondretan banner empower them to grow profitable and sustainable business, ultimately promoting their long-term economic independence.

There is no registration fee. However, please note that participants are requested to cover travel/transportation costs to the project’s training centres located in three cities: Lagos, Abuja or Uyo.

Project Structure – The project will focus on providing support to women entrepreneurs through its two phased approach:

Phase I: 500 small business owners will be trained in financial literacy and investment readiness over six (6) weeks, including two classroom workshops and four weeks of e-learning (January – March 2016).

Phase II: 100 top performing women entrepreneurs (out of the 500) will receive intensive business support in the form of tailored business training and services and ongoing mentoring over six months (from May 2016)

To know more and also apply click – ROAD+TO+WOMEN’S+BUSINESS+GROWTHwardrobes banner 4

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