Become a Zimba Women SACCO member today!

Description:The initial need/purpose of the Zimba Women SACCO includes: Savings. As a member, you are usually required to contribute a certain amount of money towards your savings. You all know how it’s hard to save especially if you don’t have a specific goal in mind. But with a sacco you can continuously keep on saving until that day that you’ll come …

Investing 101 for women

Last Friday, we had a fantastic webinar on investing for women with Aminah Balunywa, a lecturer at the department of finance at Makerere Business School to discuss investing for women. She is passionate about improving people’s lives through financial empowerment. Check out her blog to read more on personal finance in business. Throughout the webinar, …

Learn more about procurement requirements and procedures in Uganda.

Looking to learn more about procurement requirements and procedures in Uganda? She trades is running a 5-day webinar series starting from 9th March to 6th April where they will be sharing various topics including understanding the public procurement process, requirements, aligning supply capabilities with the requirements needed. The series of webinars is organized as part …

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 …