Tony Elumelu Foundation Program For  African Women Entrepreneurship (WE4A)

The “Women Entrepreneurship for Africa” (WE4A) program is an action jointly supported by the European Union (EU), the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), and the German Development agency GIZ (E4D program). It is focused on empowering underserved communities in Sub-Saharan Africa comprising of women, youth, and the informal sector. The Acceleration/Growth Programme will be implemented with support of SAFEEM (Swiss Association for Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets).

Programme Grant And Features

  • Funding €10,000 in grant  to 120 women entrepreneurs from the TEF alumni network.
  • The program last for 3 Months on technical support through a virtual acceleration program.
  • Up to €50,000  additional grant funding for up to 15 enterprises with high-growth potential.
  • Key Objective to improve the business capacity of women-led enterprises and increase their chances of raising follow-on funding from private sector investors.

The Program Supported

  • Agriculture 1
  • Agriculture 2
  • Customer Products
  • Eco-friendly
  • Education & Training 
  • Health
  • Market Place
  • Service

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