EMPOWERING WOMEN THROUGH ECOPRENUERSHIP

NextGen TechCamp was. Project by the US alumni exchange in partnership with Pwani Teknowgalz which aimed at strengthening civil society and increasing economic empowerment, inclusion, innovation and prosperity among women by bringing together local, international, and American experts and trainers to help participants develop new models of ecopreneurship – sustainable entrepreneurship that is committed to environmental protection and conservation.

45 alumni from Techwomen,mandela wshington fellowshio and tech Girls from Cameroon; Kenya; Nigeria; Rwanda; Sierra Leone; South Africa; Zimbabwe participated in training workshops thus leading to brainstorming and hands in sessions that resulted in innovative solutions to real challenges women face in their work.

Throought thE program Expert trainers and mentors worked with the participants to develop a project idea to be implemented after the TechCamp using effective technological tools and concepts. Funding opportunities will be made available. The ultimate goal of the TechCamp was to enable participants to build lasting relationships with trainers and other participants to help them in their endeavors after TechCamp.

In February 2024,we held the final fair where 5 teams got an opportunity to present the solutions they have been working on.

A Sneak Peek of the solutions .......

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