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AWIEF Calls for Applications for Women in Green Energy Ventures Accelerator Programme

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) ( in 2020 launched a new initiative “Enterprise Development for Women-Owned Ventures in Green Energy” in partnership with the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) ( The programme is implemented in Malawi and Nigeria.

AWIEF is pleased to announce the call for applications for an Accelerator Programme targeting 10 women-owned and/or women-led enterprises involved in renewable and green energy production or service.

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What does the programme offer?

Entrepreneurs will receive tailored support and training for scaling; one-on-one expert mentoring and coaching; tangible opportunity to raise capital; access to networks, partners and investors for growth.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Women owners or leaders of scalable renewable and green energy businesses
  • Business must be registered and operating in either Malawi or Nigeria
  • Business is post-revenue and operating for not less than two (2) years
  • You are looking for opportunities to raise growth capital
  • You are dynamic and ready to take your business to the next level

Programme duration

The Women in Green Energy Ventures Accelerator will take place over a period of eight weeks from 15th March to 7th May 2021.

To submit an application, please follow this link:

Applications close on 1st March 2021.

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