Purpose: Supporting women entrepreneurs to move their work online

Approach

Connect women entrepreneurs to market opportunities, pro bono tech/marketing mentoring to help them shift their business online including via Zoom, Instagram, and Facebook and sell through online selling platforms and networks.

Mentees

20 women micro-entrepreneurs primarily from F&B, Health and Beauty, Clothing and Accessories and Household Products.

Volunteer Activities

ACTIVITY 1 – Financial Management – Costing, Cash-Flow Management, Pricing

Help entrepreneurs understand the base excel sheet templates that have been provided to them and better manage their cashflow, income , expenses and profit.
Duration: 3 Months (4 May – 31 July 2020)
Mentees per mentor: 2
Mentoring sessions:

. Minimum 2 dedicated mentoring sessions from 18 May 12 June 2020 per mentee.
. Thereafter Ad-hoc sessions may be mutually arranged between mentee and mentor.

ACTIVITY 2 – Operations Management

Guide entrepreneurs on Production processes, Logistics and Supply Chain Management and getting appropriate certification for wider sales reach.
Duration: 2 Months (1 June – 31 July 2020)
Mentees per mentor: 4
Mentoring sessions: On-going on needs basis /ad hoc Mentoring

ACTIVITY 3 – Legal/HR & Talent/ Market Access Advisory

Duration: 2 Months (1 June – 31 July 2020)
Minimum number of experts: 2 for Legal & HR, Market Access depends on mentees’ needs
Webinar & advisory sessions: On-going on needs basis /ad hoc Mentoring

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