jamii femmes program for African women

JAMII FEMMES Program For African Women Entrepreneurs 2022

Through the “JAMII Femmes” program, Women In Africa and The Coca-Cola Foundation will collaborate in 2022 to support 20,000 African women entrepreneurs over the next three years.

“We chose the name JAMII, a Swahili word meaning community, society, people, because it represents who we are as Africans and reflects our values as an organisation: our resilience, commitment and community spirit.” – The Coca-Cola Foundation.

The JAMII Femmes project aims to improve the effect of African women entrepreneurs on the African economy and to encourage the development of creative sustainable development solutions that will contribute to positive change in Africa by improving the lives of tens of thousands of people.

Course of the programme

MARCH – MAY : Call for Applications

JULY – OCT : Online Training For 7000 Women

NOV – DEC : Impact and Grant Phase for top 600 women

DEC – JAN : Accelerator Phase for 70 women

For this first year, the Coca-Cola Foundation and Women In Africa are offering a multi-phase programme to 7,000 women from three countries.

For this first year, the Coca-Cola Foundation and Women In Africa are offering a multi-phase programme to 7,000 women from three countries.

The first phase is a 4-month digital training phase, conducted by WIA’s partner, Honoris United Universities, Africa’s first and largest network of private higher education institutions, which will enable them to develop skills in:

  • behavioural intelligence,
  • critical thinking,
  • creativity and design thinking,
  • communication, collaboration,
  • entrepreneurship.

In the second phase, selected beneficiaries will have access to grants.

Finally, in the third phase, selected beneficiaries will be able to participate in an accelerator programme, after which a special prize of USD 10,000 will be awarded per country.

Selection criteria:

  • Women over 18 years old
  • Nationals * or residents of Nigeria, Kenya or Ivory Coast
  • Entrepreneur
  • Mainly in the Agriculture sector and/or in relation to the sustainable development objectives defined by UNESCO

How to Apply

Application Deadline is May 31st 2022

Click here and apply online

Visit the official website for more details

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