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How to convince banks you are up to the task

How to convince banks you are up to the task

Watch Managing Director and CEO Yemisi Iranloye share her story on how she secured finance for her casava processing business in Nigeria.

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3 reasons why aya targets female entrepreneurs

3 reasons why aya targets female entrepreneurs

Although one third of all businesses across the globe are owned by women, there is still a long way to go to ensure female entrepreneurs have the same prospects as their male counterparts.

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Learn from: Catherine Krobo-Edusei

Learn from: Catherine Krobo-Edusei

CEO of Eden Tree Limited, Ghana “Overcome the fear and don't let it stop you - Fear in itself will not result in anything positive.”

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Learn From: Charity Akortia

Learn From: Charity Akortia

Founder and CEO, Green Wealth Farm, Ghana “Be good to your staff, provide good benefits and amenities. Additionally, take your sales and marketing seriously”.

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Learn from: Elizabeth Gikebe

Learn from: Elizabeth Gikebe

Founder of Mhogo Foods, Kenya. 2SCALE business champion “It doesn't matter where you come from, or your money or background, you can just do it. Especially if your purpose is not just for you, but also for the community”

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Learn from: Faustina Amoah

Learn from: Faustina Amoah

Founder, High & Mighty Farms, Ghana. “Set your targets and plan accordingly. Save your money and learn to manage your finances well ‘...’ every little something helps”

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Learn from: Harriet Roberta Osei

Learn from: Harriet Roberta Osei

Co-Director, Oserby Unique Ventures, Ghana “Seek advice from those who are experienced and can offer the support you need.”

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Janet Gyimah-Kessie

Janet Gyimah-Kessie

CEO & Founder of Josma Agro Industries, Ghana. “Keep praying and remain optimistic, hopeful that things will work, be positive minded and work hard. As far as fear of failing, do not entertain the idea or listen to those who talk about your business not succeeding.”

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Learn from: Ndidi Nwuneli

Learn from: Ndidi Nwuneli

Co-Founder of AACE Foods, Nigeria - 2SCALE business champion “To be recognized as an equal and receive your fair share of the income and profits that you generate, you must commit to excellence in every aspect of your operations and manage your time and resources effectively. You must put in your best and ensure that your voice is heard, loud and clear. You must never use your role as a wife, mother, sister, or daughter, as an excuse for underperformance.”

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Ruth Kinoti

Ruth Kinoti

CEO & Founder of Shalem Investments, Kenya. 2SCALE business champion “Get the right business idea and then never ever give up.”

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