African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative Program 2024 (Cohort 7) – APPLY NOW

The African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative Program 2024 – Cohort 7 invites female founders looking to enhance their leadership and business management skills for business growth.

African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative Program

This innovative 12-month capacity-building program, accepting 200 female entrepreneurs annually, is designed to empower women in business.

Program Highlights

The program provides:

  • Proven learning model leading to increased revenues.
  • Tailored world-class training for African women entrepreneurs.
  • Access to a supportive Pan-African peer and mentor network.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. You must be a female
  2. Have an African country of origin
  3. A for-profit business owner with a minimum of 2 years of operation in any industry and at least 2 employees (full-time or part-time)
  4. Sole applicant from your business
  5. Aspiring entrepreneur with a business plan (not yet launched)
  6. Access to a reliable internet connection with sufficient bandwidth for video calls over the 12 months
  7. Professional working proficiency in English

Application Requirements 

Before applying, consider the following tips:

  • “Familiarize yourself with the program you are applying for:
    • What does the program offer? How does this align with your goals?
    • How does this program align with your learning style AND your availability?
    • What does “success” look like in the program? How does this align with your vision for success?
  • Ensure that you meet the applicant criteria.
  • Review the application questions as early as possible:
    • What do I need to answer this question?
    • How much time will it take me to answer each question?
  • Start early. Don’t wait till the last minute!
  • Be clear and concise:
    • No need to use fancy buzzwords – explain your business as though you are talking to a stranger who has no idea what you do.
  • Know your numbers.
    • Revenue, employees, customers, capital – what data is the application asking for? If you need to approximate, do so via informed guesses.
  • Proofread:
    • Did you fully answer each question?
    • Did you answer the question being asked?
    • Are there any glaring typos to correct?”

Application Deadline

The application is on Sunday, 28 January 2024 at 11:59 pm UTC.

How to Apply?

If you want to apply, click here. For more information, click here.

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