Eligibility Criteria

1. What qualifies you as a Woman Owned/Woman Led Firm?

  • 51% owned by a woman or
  • 20% owned by a woman and have one woman as the
    CEO/COO (President/Vice President) and
  • have 30% or more than that comprised of woman where a board exist

2. What Makes you a Small and Medium Enterprise?

  • Loan size of between US$5,000 and US$1 Million (Loan must not be from
    traditional institution, loan from other sources such as association, cooperatives,
    family loans may be considered)
  • Between 5 to 300 Employees
  • Sales between $35000 to $15 Million
  • Assets between $135000 to $15 Million

3. What sector or industry are highly encouraged?

  • Agriculture
  • Technology
  • Transformation/Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Others [given it fits other parameters]

4. Other relevant skills

  • Participants are required to have basic computer knowledge
  • Be literate [read and write]
  • Are comfortable or require little effort with Virtual meeting tools
  • Can dedicate at least 8 hours a week to training and other program activities