Professional Women, Women Executives and Business Women’s Forum - Zimbabwe
Empowering women to participate fully in economic activities is essential in building stronger economies, and improving the quality of life for women, men, and communities as a whole. The Government through, the Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprise Development, has set up many initiatives which are being implemented to ensure the empowerment of women.
Professional Women, Women Executives and Business Women’s Forum (PROWEB) is a registered Trust established in 2005 as a forum for women’s economic empowerment. PROWEB has an active database of more than 3000 members, with qualified and seasoned trainers from different fields and a pool of mentors.
PROWEB for the past 13 years has been engaging various strategies including networking, mentorship, capacity building training, education, information, policy advocacy, wealth creation initiatives and access to micro-finance.
As part of its empowerment initiatives, PROWEB provides the following services to women:
- Facilitates access to markets to ensure that women participate at various trade exhibitions, events, forums where they pitch, market and sell products
- Facilitates and refers women to access loans at various institutions affiliated to PROWEB
- Crowd funding support to mobilize resources to engage in various investment and wealth creating ventures
- Provides and links women to various opportunities such as mentoring, networking, contacts, connections.