In fulfilment of our objectives, AfriWomen is passionate about supporting women agriculturists across Nigeria. Our AfriWomen Agricpro 360 programmes has become a useful tool to unravel the abilities that many always knew existed in African women, but few bothered to promote. Our programme takes two pathways: the Grassroot Programme and the Fellowship Programme... Read more
This initiative focuses on bringing to the fore the challenges which women entrepreneurs face and the facilitating of a better understanding of the main factors which determines the success of women-led SMEs in Nigeria. Against this backdrop, associates and participants of the AfriWomen business venture forum will benefit from tailor-made programmes selected to assist women entrepreneurs to overcome constraints in their enterprises. We, therefore, offer... Read more
One of the issues which AfriWomen members are concerned about is the under-representation of women as qualified scientist and engineers and technicians in Nigeria and other African countries. The implication of this for national and regional development is a topical issue for AfriWomen. This reason and including exploring the underlying reasons for this gap is the very essence of the AfriWomen in SET Programme. Read more
According to UNESCO estimates, 130 million girls between the age of 6 and 17 are out of school. The UNICEF’s statistics on education in Nigeria indicates that even though basic education is officially free and compulsory, about 10.5 million of the country’s children aged 6-17 years are not in school. About 60% of out-of-school children are girls. Barriers to girl’s education are caused by poverty, cultural norms and practices, poor infrastructure, violence, and fragility. ...
The aim of the program is to use vocational training to equip both rural and urban women (18 to 30years) with the necessary skills to create sustainable sources of livelihoods. Our module contents are designed to reorient the vocational training of women from the off-the-shelf routine training programmes into entrepreneurship-driven training programmes that speak to existing business opportunities in selected communities... Read more
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