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Nigerian Bank Launches Initiative for Female Entrepreneurs

Access Bank, a Nigerian multinational commercial bank, has revealed the latest edition of its ‘Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa’ program.

The program is the first women-in-business support initiative of its kind in the industry offered by the Access Bank W Initiative. The program provides financial grants worth N9 Million (about $22K USD) to the top 5 applicants with a free mini MBA certification for 50 women entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

This year, the program is being extended to 8 other African countries where Access Bank’s W Initiative is located. The countries include Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Zambia, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Kenya, Mozambique, and Congo.

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