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Women Business Accelerator Program Cohort 2

Women Business Accelerator Program Cohort 2

Fully Funded
Country: Uganda
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The Women Business Accelerator program empowers female entrepreneurs in Africa with a vision to transform and scale their businesses for impact. Capital Solutions is in search of the next 50 women who are ready to be part of a women’s 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.

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Who Should Apply

Women who are:

  • Founders of business enterprises, social enterprises
  • Citizens of Uganda, currently living in Uganda
  • Comfortable with using digital tools
  • Also, 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
  • In addition, motivated to be part of 9 months long learning experience and mentorship

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 What to Expect

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, as well as transform their businesses.
  • Also, 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.
  • Moreover, participate in mentorship programs and investment readiness assignments

How You Will Benefit

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 as well as cross-cultural communications.
  • In addition, engage in investment pitching activities with Strategic Gender-Based Investors

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Application guidelines

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

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

Important Dates

This Cohort will run from March 2022 to November 2022. They will typically host physical training. However, given the ongoing impact and uncertainties of COVID-19, it is unknown at this time if all the training will be physical, therefore there might be a hybrid of both physical and virtual training for cohort 2 depending on how the situation unfolds.

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Specifications

Type of Opportunity Entrepreneurship Events
Deadline31 January,2022
FieldBusiness Accelerator
CountryUganda
Open toCitizens of Uganda, currently living in Uganda
OrganizerCapital Solutions
Contact the organizer[email protected]

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