Call For Applications: Women Income Generation Opportunities Initiative (WIGOI) 2024




Deadline: February 29, 2024

Siemens Stiftung has partnered with Capital Solutions Limited to implement a project dubbed “Women Income Generation Opportunities Initiative (WIGOI).

This initiative will provide tailored 360° educational solutions to semi-urban and rural-based young women (18-30 years) to grow their incomes and career opportunities. This is a highly participatory programme whereby, capacity building is provided, coaching and mentorship – face to face through site visits, personal and business profiling on all social media platforms, networking space through the Social Entrepreneurship forum, and access to small debt capital through the Social Investment Fund.

In this call for applications, they are looking for 100 young women from semi-urban, rural-based young women, marginalized women including Refugees and PWDs among others to take a life-changing experience through vocational and career skilling engagements through a rigorous experience involving:

Personal Needs Assessment
Capacity Building
Career guidance/Mentorship
Mid Evaluation
Graduation/Post-training coaching


Eligibility

Open to young women between 18-30 years in Uganda.
Special consideration will be those focused on Climate change, Renewable Energy, Health, education and Agriculture.
The criteria for entry are as follows:
Comfortable with using digital tools.
Proficient in verbal and written English.
Able to regularly (at least bi-weekly) access the internet through a computer or smartphone.
Attend the planned in-person sessions.


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