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Graça Machel Trust’s Women Creating Wealth -Intergenerational (WCW-I) Program 2024

Graça Machel Trust’s Women Creating Wealth -Intergenerational (WCW-I) Program 2024

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Graça Machel Trust’s Women Creating Wealth -Intergenerational (WCW-I) Program 2024

They are excited to announce the expansion of the Graça Machel Trust’s Women Creating Wealth -Intergenerational (WCW-I) Program 2024 edition in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation. The program aims to transform Africa’s economies through meaningful support to women entrepreneurs to enable them to grow and in so doing, uplift their communities and productive exchange and collaboration between women.

Women Creating Wealth (WCW) is the Trust’s flagship entrepreneurship program designed to build women entrepreneurs confidence, skills, and networks to scale their businesses and transition from income generation to wealth and job creation. The program has already impacted 2000 women entrepreneurs in Malawi, Zambia Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya, Senegal and Uganda.

Their big audacious goal for WCW is to expand it and reach 10,000 businesswomen who are inspired and equipped to create $1 billion (USD) in turnover and 200,000 employment opportunities in 5 years. We are calling on young and established women entrepreneurs with a vision and ambition to grow their business 10X (times) in the next 5 years and create job opportunities to Join our Pan-African Businesswomen Movement!


Applicants will receive: 

  • Structured training on the WCW Online Ignite courses
  • Dedicated support through customized coaching, mentoring and technical advice
  • Support to develop your toolbox of resources for growth
  • Access to a vibrant and supportive Business Community
  • Invitation to regular entrepreneurship networking events and round tables to build social capital
  • Access to a pool of rated service providers to support growth, access to markets and finance.

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Eligibility of (WCW-I) Program 2024

  • Young and established women who are operating a business in at least one of the following countries at the date of application:
    • Kenya
    • Malawi
    • Senegal
    • South Africa
    • Tanzania
    • Zambia
  • Age: 18years and above.
  • Must have completed secondary school education.
  • Have an annual business turnover of between USD 10,000 to USD 500,000 or the equivalent of the local currency.
  • Have business experience of at least 2 years of operating any form of business.
  • You are not presently engaged in another entrepreneurship support program lasting longer than a week.
  • Your business currently employs a minimum of 5 young people and demonstrates the potential to expand further, creating additional job opportunities for the youth.
  • Have an operational business or a product/service that can be tested in the market with the potential for growth and impact.
  • Businesses can be sole proprietorships, partnerships, companies, cooperatives, or groups.

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Programme Commitment 

The program duration is 10 months:

  • 5 months of blended learning: recommended time commitment is 4-6 hours per week
  • 5 months aftercare: 2-3 hours per week
  • Upon completion of all required assignments and tasks you will receive:
    • A Women Creating Wealth certificate of completion
    • An invitation to be part of a vibrant WCW business community to stay inspired and have support on your journey of wealth creation.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline05 April,2024
OrganizerWomen Creating Wealth
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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