SHE TRADES IN THE GAMBIA – BUSINESS EXPANSION SUPPORT
FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS
IN HORTICULTRE AND TEXTILE & GARMETS
SheTrades in The Gambia enables Gambian women to benefit from economic participation, with a focus on the horticulture and textiles & garments value chains. The project convenes public-private platforms to support women’s economic empowerment, to work with the business support ecosystem to improve their performance and offering, to strengthen the technical and production capacity of women-owned businesses, and enhance business and market linkages.
This programme is targeting women entrepreneurs who are in the expansion phase of their business journey, who have at least 2 employees and who are currently looking to expand, for example by targeting new markets or seeking investment.
January – December 2020
Tailored business coaching, incl. training on quality, business operations & processes, packaging, value chain management, accessing investments & funding, other business topics depending on company needs; participation in national & regional trade fairs; a feature in directory of leading companies in The Gambia.
Copy of your business registration certificate
Summary of your business (1-3 pages) illustrating that your business meets the criteria outlined above
|The application documents should be filled, signed, and submitted by email to SheTradesGambia@intracen.org
Deadline for submission of applications is Sunday 17 November 2019 at 11.59 pm. Selected women-owned businesses will be invited to an interview at the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment in December 2019.
Up to 30 entrepreneurs in the horticulture sector as well as the textile and garment sector will then commit to at least 2 days per month from January 2020 to December 2020 where they attend trainings and trade fairs, host company visits, plus additional time to implement learnings, further develop their products, and make changes in their businesses.
For more information visit https://www.shetrades.com/en/projects/shetrades-gambia I For queries, please contact us via the above email address.