About AfriWomen

The AfriWomen Initiative is a pan African non-governmental organisation registered in Nigeria. We aim to create a community which empowers African women to maximise their individual and collective potentials in the economic sphere through entrepreneurship. We focus primarily on African women aspiring to start up an enterprise or those who already own a small-medium enterprise.

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NMEC Zonal Coordinator hails AfriWomen strides in women literacy

The South-West Zonal Coordinator for the National Commission for Mass Literacy and Non-Formal Education (NMEC), Mrs. Lawal Kuburat Funke, has hailed the wondrous feats achieved by the AfriWomen for Entrepreneurship Initiative in the area of women literacy, numeracy and economic empowerment. She made the commendation at her office in Ibadan on Monday when the AfriWomen founder, Mrs. Adebukola Oso, paid her a courtesy visit to introduce AfriWomen vision statements to her and also explain the...

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AFRIWOMEN records another giant stride towards economic empowerment of women

The AfriWomen has completed the registration processes of its multipurpose cooperative society with the Oyo State Ministry of Trade Industry & Cooperative. Having met the entire requirements put in place by the state Cooperative agency, Afriwomen was issued a certificate of registration alongside some documents to ensure a smooth running of its cooperative society. The Certificate was received by the treasurer of the AfriWomen Cooperative, Mrs. Elizabeth Olawuyi, on behalf of the cooper...

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AfriWomen building SMEs in Nigeria through entrepreneurial trainings

In a piece published on The Conversation Africa, an online resource centre, Dr. Anthony Abiodun Eniola, a senior researcher at the Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, said: "The small and medium scale enterprise (SME) sector plays a critical economic role in both developed and developing countries. It is a significant source of job creation and contributes to innovation and technological growth." "In Nigeria, SMEs account for 96% of all businesses and 87% of employment in the agric...

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April 1 The AfriWomen Welcomes the First Delivery of  her School Supplies.

The AfriWomen provides adult literacy and skills acquisition at their centres for free. For the 2022 study year, the average cost per starter pack school supplies for a student is N2500 approximately.  Our centres are situated mainly in the urban slums of Ibadan metropolis. Our beneficiaries- women and the girl child are amongst the poorest in Nigeria. Meeting the starter pack cost for their literacy studies and that of their children is a lot and requires making tough decisions.&nbsp...

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