Women who move an entire continent

Discover stories of Ene-Otse Unoogwu of FarmBIZ Entreprises, Jacqueline Mutumba Digi Health, Madubuko Chika Care, Tarneem Saeed of Alsoug.com, African women entrepreneurs, who created their company and participated in the WIA 54 program. They reveal their motivations and their definition of female entrepreneurship in Africa.

Ene-Otse Unoogwu CEO and Co-founder of FarmBIZ Enterprises in Nigeria

A winner of WIA's Programme 54, Ene-Otse Unoogwu leads an association for the development of agro-industry in Nigeria. She is in charge of managing fruits and vegetables from harvest to sale. This African woman tells us why she loves being an entrepreneur and what the WIA program has done for her.

Jacqueline Mutumba, CEO and co-founder of Digi Health Uganda

Digi Health is a company that improves the management of healthcare data through an application that transcribes the patient's healthcare history and generates reports instantly. Discover the portrait of Jacqueline Mutumba, a young African entrepreneur.

Madubuko Chika CEO of Greymate Care

Greymate Care is a platform offering the care of a licensed caregiver for seniors who need home help. Through WIA's Program 54, Maduboko Chika hopes to raise funds for her project and meet other African women to expand her network.

Tarneem Saeed CEO and Co-founder of Alsoug.com

After studying in Canada and the United Kingdom, Tarneem Saeed CEO and Co-founder of Alsoug.com, decided to return to her native country to start her own business. Alsoug.com is now the largest online classified ad platform in Sudan. Discover her story.

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Women in Africa

The Women in Africa Foundation supports and assists African women entrepreneurs. Thanks to the establishment of an endowment fund, Women in Africa is carrying out a general interest mission and promoting the spread of education in the field of economic development, and more particularly the training of future women leaders of innovative businesses. This year, the Foundation launched Project 54 in collaboration with Societe Generale, a major sponsor of the initiative.

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