Stimulus Africa has a vibrant women’s network which runs various programmes designed to support women’s economic empowered. Its flagship project is the Women Empowered Program[WEP] empowers women through capacity development acceleration in entrepreneurship, leadership and mentorship training and support. This programme has a sub-programme called WEP 4 Girls which is designed to support grass roots girls from very poor families who come from urban, peri-urban and rural backgrounds. WEP for girls focuses on Confidence Building, Entrepreneurship Basics and Mentorship. Stimulus women also runs dialogue events the primary platform being Women in Entrepreneurship Dialogue [WED] and has run a number of these events in partnership with the Embassy of Sweden in Harare. It also runs a dialogue series focused on women contributing to the development of ‘Resilient Communities’.
To build capacity in women entrepreneurs in the following ways:
- Engaging through dialogue
- Informing through online resources
- Inspiring through testimonials of other women entrepreneurs
- Supporting through mentorship, peer coaching and networking