2022 Capital Solutions/ Mkaziprenuer Women Business Accelerator Program for Ugandan Women Entrepreneurs

Deadline: January 31, 2022.

The business accelerator program empowers female entrepreneurs in Africa with a vision to transform and scale their businesses for impact. Capital Solutions in partnership with Mkaziprenuer is in search for the next 50 women who are ready to be part of a women business network, be engaged in learning for high social impact and scale their businesses.

CSL will accept applications for its highly selective women-led social businesses capacity building program. This program is designed for Ugandan women entrepreneurs seeking to expand their business development knowledge, increase their impact measurement and financial management skills, be investment ready and make lifelong connections.

PROGRAM DETAILS

This program is demanding and time intensive. Participants should expect to:

  • Participate in one online activity every 2 weeks throughout the program, including 40 minutes Zoom-enabled meetings.
  • Be challenged but inspired as they acquire new skills and knowledge.
  • Develop skills, build their peer network, and transform their businesses.
  • Be introduced to a peer group, and actively contribute to group discussions and activities.
  • Respond to surveys to improve the overall experience of the program.
  • Attend a one-day training for 6 months at the CSL training hub.
  • Participate in mentorship program and investment readiness assignments

ELIGIBILITY

Women who are:

  • Founders of business enterprises, social enterprises are encouraged to apply
  • Citizens of Uganda, currently living in Uganda
  • Comfortable with using digital tools
  • Proficient in verbal and written English
  • Able to regularly (at least weekly) access the Internet through a computer or smartphone
  • Committed to building and growing their businesses
  • Motivated to be part of a 9 months long learning experience and mentorship

BENEFITS

Participants will:

  • Connect with the first ever social business network in Uganda.
  • Acquire skills in strategy needed to grow and scale their enterprise
  • Have access to an advanced set of soft skills, business resilience, self-confidence, collaboration& partnership development and cross-cultural communications.
  • Engage in investment pitching activities with Strategic Gender Based Investors

APPLICATION

Download the application form, follow the link Application form WEN rev

Send application filled form to [email protected] and cc [email protected]

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