Support A Woman, Support The Nation

According to research by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Nigerian women are four times more likely to be entrepreneurs than their US counterparts- meaning a whopping 41% of women in Nigeria are entrepreneurs, a significant contribution to the economy of the country. This surge has piqued the attention of the nations banks who are keenly aware of the substantial role women play in the development of the country. As a result, many have launched schemes, networks and initiatives pledging to support women better in the realm of finance- but what are these programmes really about? Essential Woman gives you a run -through.