Call for applications- Women Income Generation Opportunities Initiative (WIGOI)

Call for applications- Women Income Generation Opportunities Initiative (WIGOI)

Background

Established in 2014 in Uganda, Capital Solutions Ltd (CSL) is a Social Enterprise whose aim is to inspire, transform and build capacity of social entrepreneurs (small and medium women and youth led social enterprises) working with low-income communities in Africa. Our mission is to inspire, transform and build African social entrepreneurs through improved access to finance and capacity development for sustainable social impact.

Siemens Stiftung has partnered with Capital Solutions Limited to implement a project dubbed “Women Income Generation Opportunities Initiative (WIGOI). This initiative will provide tailored 360° educational solutions to semi urban and rural based young women (18-30 years) to grow their incomes and career opportunities.

This is a highly participatory programme whereby, capacity building is provided, coaching and mentorship – face to face through site visits, personal and business profiling on all our social media platforms, networking space through the Social Entrepreneurship forum and the access to small debt capital through the Social Investment Fund.

In this call for applications, we are looking 100 young women from semi-urban, rural based young women, marginalized women including Refugees and PWDs among others to take a life changing experience through vocational and career skilling engagements through a rigorous experience involving:

Personal Needs Assessment
Capacity Building
Career guidance/Mentorship

Mid Evaluation
 Graduation/Post training coaching

Eligibility Criteria:

Special consideration will be those focused in Climate change, Renewable Energy, Health, education and Agriculture. Our criteria for entry is as follows:

  1. Comfortable with using digital tools.
  2. Proficient in verbal and written English.
  3. Able to regularly (at least bi-weekly) access the internet through a computer or smartphone.
  4. Attend the planned in-person sessions

How to apply?

Fill out the expression of Interest form via this link: https://bit.ly/WIGOIApplication

Deadline: February 29th, 2024.

For any inquiries, please contact:  accelerator@capitalsolutionsug.com and copy in capitalsolutionsug@gmail.com


4 thoughts on “Call for applications- Women Income Generation Opportunities Initiative (WIGOI)

  1. I was so impressive to have gotten the opportunity to participate in this program , we hope our application would received a due consideration

  2. Iam so impressive to have join this platform, ihope our application would be considered

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