NGO Empowers Female CEOs On Access Grants Opportunities - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, September 7, 2022

NGO Empowers Female CEOs On Access Grants Opportunities

A community based Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) based in Lagos,Ladies Helpline Initiative in collaboration with African Entrepreneurship and Mentorship support  organised a FEMALE CEOs GRANTS ACCESSIBILITY PROGRAMME for women entrepreneurs in the SME space, NGO and Social enterprise space. 

The programme which was held at the Lagos State Chamber of Commerce & Industries had in attendance women from different sectors and industries

According to the Convener of the programme, Mrs Hannah Agunkejoye,  funding has been a major challenge for most female entrepreneurs

 She says  her  NGO, Ladies Helpline Initiative  has decided to bridge this gap by sharing knowledge and timely solutions to position women to access funding. 

The program which is in different cohort had in attendance both online and onsite Women founders and CEOs. 

Julie Obi, a Co-partner of the program stated  that the training  was organised to empower women to have access to a wide range of resources on grants for women.

Alero Thompson, a facilitator at the programme emphasized the need for women to work together as a team to promote effective collaboration with accessibility to funding.

In her words " Women should avoid pitfalls to grant accessibility and be consistent in their applications."

According to Hannah Agunkejoye, "we are excited about this project and look forward to having more Female CEOs participate at FEMALE CEOS GRANT ACCESSIBILITY PROGRAM which will be held in several parts of Nigeria- Lagos, Kaduna and Owerri and Africa. 

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