Small businesses and COVID-19 Diaries. – Part 1

The COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on many small women- owned businesses across Uganda. Many have been tasked to refine and restructure their business strategies to meet their customers changing needs. Josephine shares how she is coping with challenges facing many entrepreneurs due to COVID-19 pandemic. Here is her story; Like many women, 28-year-old Josephine …

Highlights from Cohort 1 – Zimba Women Business Development and COVID Recovery Program.

"As business leaders, you have to challenge your beliefs, because how you think about yourself is how you will think about your business" - Janet Nambi, Founder, Unconscious Brilliance shared with participants during our 6-week business training and COVID recovery program. The COVID-19 pandemic has no doubt added to small business challenges around the world, …

Call for Applications – Zimba Women Business Development Training Program (Cohort 2)

Deadline: 9th November 2020 About us: Zimba Women is working to create opportunities for women to actively, safely and fairly participate in the economy by providing access to skills and training for women. We provide tools and technology platforms, business training, mentor-ship and networks to improve the livelihoods for women in sub-Saharan Africa. We believe that …

“When you are a perfectionist, you delay your own success.” – Maya Balunywa, Proprietor of Maya’s Gallery ug

Maya Aliza Balunywa is a blogger, YouTuber, digital influencer and marketer. She is also a mother and the proprietor of Maya’s Gallery ug, an all online shopping store dealing in classy and versatile items for women. Maya’s love for fashion led her to start her own physical store which she concurrently run on Facebook as …

Call for Applications – Zimba Women Business Development Training Masterclass 2020

Deadline: 23rd August, 2020 About us: Zimba Women is working to create opportunities for women to actively, safely and fairly participate in the economy by providing access to skills and training for women. We provide tools and technology platforms, business training, mentor-ship and networks to improve the livelihoods for women in sub-Saharan Africa. We believe …

We are thrilled to be launching our online trading platform!

Access to larger markets is a huge motivating factor for self-employment and entrepreneurship for women in Africa and with the current COVID-19 developments and the guidelines that have been put in place to prevent the further spread of the pandemic, there is an even bigger strain on businesses selling products at physical locations as their …

Meet the Boss- Lioness in Business Edition.

By Melisa Joyce Nagitta Networking, marketing, learning, uplifting, entertainment and vittles. This is the experience at one of Kampala’s High-end platforms for professionals to share valuable insight as they toast and mingle. Meet the boss, a niche by Up Town Group is a social networking event intended to profile Uganda's entrepreneurs and career leaders and inspire …

Call for Applications: Zimba Women Mentorship Program 2020

Application deadline; February 10th 2020 About!Every year, Zimba Women runs a year-long mentorship program that kick starts in March. The program aims to provide advice, leadership tips, and tools for young women to live purposeful and well-rounded lives.“We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out …