US embassy launches ‘AWE’ grant for northern entrepreneurs

The US embassy is supporting a group known as Association of Northern Women Entrepreneurs with a grant to support female entreprenueurs in the region. According to official statement, the initaiative is aimed at promoting economic opportunities for women in Northern Nigeria.

"The Association of Northern Women Entrepreneurs with support from the Embassy of the United States of America, Abuja, launches Academy for Women Entrepreneur (AWE) in Sokoto and Kebbi States.

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) gives enterprising women the knowledge, networks and access they need to launch and scale successful businesses.

By promoting women’s economic opportunities and ensuring that women have the capabilities and resources needed to participate in the economy, the AWE program directly supports the U.S. National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality."

Timeline

October 6 to February 6, 2023

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs for Nigerian Northern Women Entrepreneurs.

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