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Program to empower Kenyan Women Entrepreneurs working in the ICT sector - iHub Women In Business Program

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 6, 2019 from Brazil
Expires on October 4, 2019
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iHub Women In Business Program seeks to grow the number of women entrepreneurs who run women-owned/women-led sustainable businesses working in the ICT sector in Kenya.

Objectives
1. To strengthen the capacity of women entrepreneurs to own and lead sustainable business working in the ICT sector
2. To ncrease the number of women-owned and women-led companies working in the ICT sector that can handle big money projects
3. To strengthen collaboration between different actors in the ICT and innovation sector in order to utilise the learning and perspectives generated by the Women in Business programme to make evidence-based and credible contributions to relevant national and global policy discourses.

Benefits:
- Networking and exposure to expand applicant’s business networks
- 6 months of customized support and training based on the startup/SME’s individualized needs
- Marketing and exposure through the different platforms
- Mentoring with experts, coaches and consultants.

Utilize This Offer

Applicants must: a) Be a woman; b) Be at least 18 yrs old; c) Reside in Kenya; d) Have a registered business for at least one year and have a product in the market that leverages technology.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

For more information, visit http://wib.ihub.co.ke/apply/

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Jill Langhus
Aug 07
Aug 07

Thanks, Ana.

Thank you for sharing, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 08
Aug 08

This opportunity has no fixed deadline (rolling basis) so iI hope many will be interested and have plenty of time to submit an application...
Best,
Ana

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12
Aug 12

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.