Realizing the effect of COVID-19 on the country’s economy and the hardship faced by business owners especially women, Ilizwi-Initiative in partnership with New Faces New Voices Nigeria sponsored an advocacy to reach out to the vulnerable women in marginalized communities were 17 women entrepreneurs selected at random from Katsina, Kaduna and Kano were interviewed on the 5th day of August 2020.
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The WIBEF 2019 summit which held in Lagos, Nigeria, had in attendance over 258 participants drawn from various women networks(more…)
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nigeria chapter of New Faces New Voices (NFNV)— a Pan-African advocacy group focused on expanding the role and influence of African women in the financial sector — has called on African leaders to develop and implement sustainable economic strategies towards mitigating the negative impacts of the pandemic on businesses in Africa including women cross-border traders.
The Nigeria chapter of the New Faces New Voices (NFNV) Women in Finance Network hosted its first-ever Pan-African Women EXPO last October, 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria which presented investment, networking and trade promotion opportunities and viable exchange of products and services for hundreds of participants from across Africa