iStarter Hub Ltd in collaboration with the Wikipedia, Intel West Africa among others plans to organize women training programme. The initiative will comprise entrepreneurship training to 30 women under the age bracket of 18 to 35 years. The main goal of this project is to enable women to expand their small and middle-level business in Nigeria.
According to the Ms. Modupe Darabidan, iStarter’s Chief Executive Officer, the training is scheduled for three consecutive months. The training will be in line with the organization entrepreneurship theme of ‘Empower Her’. She added that programme is an entrepreneurship and I ICT based on the mandate of facilitating women-led businesses through modern technology. Darabidan noted that the focus of the initiative is to make women apply the use of information technology. The target areas include business, carriers and financial transactions. Besides ICT application, the programme will also assist women to transform their entrepreneurial ideas into tangible goods and services. The imitative will thus create positive impacts in the lives of women especially those in the business sector.
She emphasized that technology does not entail machinery only but also research engines which promote the development of business units.
She concluded that women need to make good use of their mobile phones to add value in their daily business operations.