Applications are open for the Women In Africa 54 Programme: Stand a chance to receive Funding

About the Opportunity:

Introduced in 2017, the Women In Africa (WIA) 54 programme promotes women entrepreneurship in Africa. Each year, it endows 54 African women entrepreneurs from 54 African countries with a comprehensive support package consisting of training, communication, mentoring and networking.

Through its WIA 54 programme, WIA is committed to supporting 10,000 African women entrepreneurs by 2030 through training, mentoring, communication and access to finance. Our goal is to contribute to the creation of 100,000 jobs and to contribute to the generation of $10 billion in revenue for the African economy by 2030.

Sectors Supported:

  • Agriculture & Agritech

  • Food & Food Tech

  • Education & Edutech

  • Finetech

  • Beauty Industry

  • Creative Industries

  • Health & Healthtech

  • Environment & Sustainable Development

The eligibility criteria:

  • Business created or led by an African woman

  • First traction on the market (sales, number of users, funds raised)

  • Be part of one of the 8 categories (primary business category)

The selection criteria for the projects:

  • Innovative product, service or technology

  • Proven business model scalability

  • Strong growth potential

  • Ambitious team with strong execution ability

  • Market traction (revenue, number of users, funds raised)

  • Potential impact in Africa

Benefits of the Opportunity:

  • $10 000 in capital

  • Mentoring and Business Coaching

  • Access to Markets

  • Access to Finance

Submission Deadline:

31 May 2022

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