"There is still a big difference being a woman entrepreneur, you still have to do extra convincing. Even when you have all the collateral or the starting capital, you still have to convince the bank that you are a strong woman and that you can handle your business" 

2SCALE's business champion Yemisi Iranloye, Managing Director and CEO of Psaltry International, a large cassava processor based in south-west Nigeria, shares how she managed to get access to finance despite the many gender-related hurdles she had to face.

Aya's aim is to spread the knowledge and experience of business champions like Yemisi to other female agri-entrepreneurs through our 6-month entrepreneurship track.