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ABOUT US

ZimbaWomen is working to create opportunities for women to actively, safely and fairly participate in the economy by providing access to skills and training for women.We believe that a full and robust economy depends on equal participation of women. Through our programs, we increase the participation of women in the economy and help them gain skills needed to take on greater leadership roles in business and entrepreneurship. 

ZimbaWomen has established a socio-economic conscious business environment that includes full support of women entrepreneurs that could potentially bring millions out of poverty and reduce an alarming gender income gap seen on the African  continent. The offices of ZimbaWomen are situated in Kampala, Uganda.

Our Vision 

To be the leading women's e-commerce provider in Africa by 2025 with over 5,000,000 merchants fully equipped with business, IT and marketing skills with over 50,000,000 customers to support them.

Our Mission

To enable the empowerment and development of women entrepreneurs in Africa by providing cross-cutting  e-solutions and technology to provide affordable market accessibility and capacity building.

Our Values

  • Creativity & Diversity: discovering and nurturing new ideas and innovations and consistently soliciting diverse perspectives.

  • Commitment to community & Ubuntu: recognizing that everyone has a responsibility for the welfare of others.

  • Legacy: building lasting value.

 

OUR FOCUS AREAS

Zimba Women provides tools and technology platforms, business training, mentor-ship and networks to improve the livelihoods for women in sub-Saharan Africa.

Access to larger markets is a huge motivating factor for self employment and entrepreneurship for women in Africa. The Zimba Women technology platform improves market access by improving customer support, information acquisition, and sales pipelines.

Additionally, our business development training enables better production efficiency, wider networking opportunities and stronger business leadership and team development. Therefore Our work is structured around four areas;

Digital Platform

 

Providing a digital platform to connect women entrepreneurs to markets.

ICTs in Business

 

Promoting adoption and use of Information and Communication Technology tools (ICTs) in business.

Conducive Business Environment

 

Building a conducive business environment for entrepreneurs..

Economic Empowerment Support

 

Supporting economic empowerment for women owned and women-led enterprises through knowledge sharing.

 
 

OUR TEAM

Chief Hustler

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Sherifah is the CEO of Zimba women.
She is a fiery entrepreneur and independent thinker. Sherifah is in charge of developing a business strategy for the company She is a 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow and the regional winner(Africa and Europe) for the Commonwealth Youth Award 2018.

Chief Whip

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Peace is the Co-Founder of Zimba Women. She has worked on technical IT projects for international organizations like U.S Mission Uganda, World Bank and United Nations for over 10 years.
A Computer Engineer passionate about integration of cyber security and digitization’s effect on Innovations in business, she is a member of the Africa List, International Consortium of Minority Cyber security Professionals, 2019 Paris Global Women in Tech Awards winner ,2018 Uganda Women4Women Awards and 2017 Young Achievers Awards Uganda Winner; her goal is Inspiring more women to pursue STEM and Entrepreneurial careers.

Chief Fixer

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Melisa is the Operations Manager at Zimba Women. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology from Uganda Christian University.  Her professional interests focus on education, technology, and socioeconomic empowerment.

Chief Hacker

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Joan is the Head of Technology at Zimba Women.

She is in charge of web and application development. She provides leadership for continued development of innovative, robust and secure information technology environment for the organisation and its clients. 

The Teacher

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Stella is the Learning and Training Manager at Zimba Women.

OUR PROGRESS

15,850

WOMEN REACHED

759

BUSINESSES IMPACTED

232

GIRLS MENTORED

38

EVENTS

OUR PARTNERS

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Zimba women is where I learned to pay attention to the need for online outreach to hone my civic leadership aspiration 

JULIE ACOM

CONTACT US

Our Address

Innovation Village

P. O. Box 25760

Plot 33 Ntinda Road

info@zimbawomen.org

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday  9AM – 7PM

Saturday    9AM – 2PM

 

 

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CALL US

+256 772 449692

+256 772 221681

+256 781 364002

+256 706 116228

+256 778 381199

+256 392 003539

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Joan Sanyu Nantambi

Head of Technology