Other | April 1, 2015

WECREATE | Zambia Centre

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The Women’s Entrepreneurial Center of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE) Project is a physical entrepreneurial community center. The WECREATE | ZAMBIA Project is a partnership between the U.S. State Department Global Entrepreneurship Program, African Women’s Entrepreneurial Program (AWEP), Caterpillar Foundation, StartUp Cup, and ELIF Business Solutions ltd / COMESA –Zambia SME Toolkit. The WECREATE | ZAMBIA Center is a safe and centralized location for women to gain access to vital economically empowering resources. The resources provided will enable them to move from the informal sector into the formal sector, while generating momentum for measurable economic and societal change. The WECREATE | ZAMBIA Project is specifically designed to advance gender equality in entrepreneurship through a portfolio of business growth programs, tools and events created to address the barriers faced by women seeking to start and grow their businesses. The Center’s collaborative approach will convene key players to develop an entrepreneurial ecosystem in a culturally sensitive and safe environment for women.