Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Access Bank Womenprenuer N9m Grant Application.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2020 ACCESS BANK WOMENPRENUER N9M GRANT APPLICATION
Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Access Bank Womenprenuer N9m Grant Application
Eligible Country: Nigeria, Ghana, Zambia and Rwanda as well as with extension to Sierra Leone, Gambia, & Congo
Sponsor: Access Bank Plc
Application Deadline: 14th August, 2020
Update to the 2021 Edition
Women Business Owners/Managers in Kenya and Mozambique are now eligible to make a total of 9 countries.
2021 Application Cycle: June 21st – 13th August, 2021
This year 100 women will be taken in for the 12 weeks mini-MBA.
All other information remain intact compared to last year
The largest growth program for women in Africa #Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa 2020 is back and it is #Bigger and #Better!
- Are you a woman who owns and runs her business?
- Is your business innovative?
- Do you need a grant to expand your business?
- What about some expert training to help grow your business?
If you have answered YES to any of these questions, the Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa 2020 is for you.
About Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa 2020
Launched in 2019, the Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa was the first women-in-business support initiative of its kind in the industry offered by the Access Bank W Initiative. The program in its maiden edition provided financial grants worth N9Million to the top 5 applicants with a free mini MBA certification for 50 women entrepreneurs in Nigeria. This it did in conjunction with the International Finance Corporation (IFC, a member of the World Bank Group). This year, the program is being extended to 6 other African countries where Access Bank’s W initiative has its presence. These countries are Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Zambia, Sierra-Leone, Gambia and Congo hence the tag name “Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton Africa
Pitch-A-Ton Second Edition
As part of its promise to continuously provide financial and business skills to female entrepreneurs, leading retail bank in Nigeria, Access Bank Plc has unveiled the second edition of its Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton programme.
The Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa 2020 Campaign is designed to provide female owned businesses across Africa an opportunity to access to finance and world-class business trainings as well as mentoring opportunities. This programme has been designed to create an enabling environment for female entrepreneurs to grow their businesses.
Please be advised that you must meet the following eligibility requirements (which may be changed at any time by Access Bank Plc in its sole discretion) in order to participate in the Programme:
- You must be a woman
- You must be18 years of age or older.
- You must be a legal resident of Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Zambia, with extension to Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Gambia, and Congo
- That within the past one (1) year you were not an employee, contractor, officer, director or agent of any of the following:
- Access Bank Plc, or any parent, subsidiary, affiliated or related entity of any of the foregoing;
- any person or entity involved in the development, production, distribution or other exploitation of the Programme or any variation thereof;
- any known major sponsor of the Programme or its advertising agency;
- any person or entity supplying services or prizes to the Programme.
- You may not be a candidate for public office and must agree not to become a candidate for public office from the date of the Audition Release until one (1) year after the initial broadcast of the last episode of the Programme in which you appear. You may not have been convicted of a felony.
- You must voluntarily submit to a background check.
Please read our follow-up post on how you can apply for this application . It’s well detailed and will be very useful for you. Do give us a call on 0814 242 1123 or 0811 043 7638 to discuss any other concern. Proceed here to apply.
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