The forum dubbed: What it Takes To Attract Equity Financing was held on Friday the 25th July from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Silver Springs Hotel. It was held in partnership with KPMG, Kibo Fund and Acumen Fund. All the presentations made have been compiled and they can be found by clicking on […]
Ms. Angela Mburu of Uriic Company Limited represented FEWA and the Women in Construction in Kenya during the 3rd African Women’s Economic Summit in Lusaka Zambia. The summit titled “African Women Realizing Africa’s Economic Potential” was organized by New Faces New Voices and the African Development Bank. This biennial event brings together key stakeholders in the financial sector throughout […]
The Board of Directors, Staff and Members of FEWA wish to extend heartfelt congratulations to Ms. Flora Mutahi on her appointment as the new Vice Chairlady of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM). We applaud her on this great achievement and celebrate the recognition of a deserving woman in the Board of Directors of the […]
A recent article in the Washington Post outlined more business are being destroyed in America than created. Click here to see if your state is on the list. Sadly, this shouldn’t surprise us. In the 1950s, 25% of Americans were business owners. Today, that number is at 8% and declining. Women In The Game, But Not Playing All Out […]
FEWA intends to train over 1,000 women from Machakos County on Cassava Farming. The training will promote food security as well as mentor women who have long been constrained by inadequate skills, use of inappropriate technology, poor networking and limited finance. See the article taken from Business Daily June 24, page 18.
FEWA was present during the World Bank’s launch of the Kenya Country Partnership strategy for the financial year 2014-2018. The strategy was officially launched by Hon. Henry Rotich in Nairobi. Some of the key proponents that will be addressed during this period include but not limited to improving the economy’s competitiveness and sustainability to support […]
A meeting was held with the Minister for Agriculture, Machakos County Government by the COMESA FEMCOM CEO Mrs. Katherine Ichoya and the FEWA CEO in partnership with Farm Concern International to discuss the uptake of the Cassava Cluster Program in Machakos
A Training of Trainers on a most efficient and practical business development training for entrepreneurs. In the picture are Ms. Ruth Kihiu (EAWIBP), the EABC Executive Director Mr. Andrew Luzze, the GIZ Master Trainer Mr. Div De Villers (back) and the Head of Component EAC-GIZ Program Mrs. Christine Vonharrach
A courtesy call paid to the Director General of International Trade at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Amb. Nelson Ndirangu by the FEWA CEO and the COMESA FEMCOM CEO & Program Manager to brief and update him and his team on the progress made with the Cassava Cluster Program.
A Successful CEO Made These 5 Mistakes – So You Don’t Have To: I’ve raised venture capital. I’ve sold companies. I’ve scaled products to millions of users. And I’ve made every mistake in the book. The truth is, entrepreneurship is nothing like The Social Network. It’s fierce out there. It’s a game of making as many […]