Call for Applications : Women Creating Wealth Program
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Women Creating Wealth


Graça Machel Trust, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, is thrilled to announce the call for applications for the Women Creating Wealth Program. This free online transformative initiative aims to empower women entrepreneurs by providing them with the skills, resources, and networks needed to succeed and thrive in their businesses. If you are a Malawian woman entrepreneur looking to take your business to the next level, then apply now and join a community of dynamic and ambitious women. The program is 10 months long.

Eligibility Criteria:

Malawian female entrepreneur, Age between 18 and above, business currently employs a minimum of 5 young people and demonstrates the potential to expand further, creating additional job opportunities for the youth, have an annual business turnover of between USD 10,000 to USD 500,000 or the equivalent of the local currency, have an operational business or a product/service that can be tested in the market with the potential for growth and impact, have business experience of at least 2 years of operating any form of business and You are not presently engaged in another entrepreneurship support program lasting longer than a week.


Agriculture, Tourism, Manufacturing and Value addition, Transport and Infrastructure, Information & Communications Technology (ICT), Building & Construction, Trade and services, Renewable and Energy/Green Energy and many more.


To be able to access a pool of rated service providers to support growth, access to markets and finance, structured training on the WCW Online Ignite courses, Dedicated support through customized coaching, mentoring and technical advice, Support to develop your toolbox of resources for growth, Access to a vibrant and supportive Business Community, Invitation to regular entrepreneurship networking events and round tables to build social capital, Access to a pool of rated service providers to support growth, After completion of the program, become part of a 3-year dynamic movement led by women entrepreneurs with the ambition, vision, and commitment to create wealth for their families and employment opportunities for young people in their communities.

Program Delivery

  • The Ignite course will be offered on an online platform (Learner Management System)– therefore, you need to have access to the internet.
  • There will be self-learning sessions, coaching sessions and peer-to-peer learning opportunities
  • There will be virtual networking sessions/roundtables/workshops.
  • There will be opportunities for face-to-face workshops and networking sessions.

How to Apply:

Application Deadline: 12 July, 2024