Go To Desktop Site
Custom Search

LEAH Partners BOI to empower Kwara Women

Date: 2017-03-11

 

Wife of the Kwara state Governor and Founder of the LEAH Foundation, Dcns Omolewa Ahmed has reiterated that there cannot be sustainable development if the barriers which hold back women's development are not addressed.

Dcns Omolewa Ahmed stated this during an empowerment program for 250 women through LEAH Multi Purpose Coop in partnership with Bank of Industry.

She said women carry a disproportionate burden of unpaid care work yet have no access to resources like quality seeds, agriculture extension services as well as financial services which make women more productive.

Mrs. Omolewa implored beneficiaries of the micro credit facility from the 16 Local Government areas of the state that they have the responsibility to utilize the money and repay on time so that many more women can benefit.

About 250 women benefited from the loan scheme, receiving amounts up to N100,000 and repayable within 6 months.

There were goodwill messages from Chairman Kwara state House Committee on Women Affairs, Hajia Aisha Ibrahim, and COO of Kwara MSME Bureau, Mr Segun Soewu among others .


Recent Posts

CIBN accredits banksí training academies

JAMB postpone sales of UTME forms

Nigerians Have Best Entrepreneurship Talents Globally - Osinbajo

ho succeeds Ahmed in Kwara? By ADEKUNLE JIMOH

Osinbajo Commissions Kwara Vocational & Technical College, Commends Gov Ahmedís Foresight

Kwara Assembly to Hold Public Hearing on Ilorin Township Bill 2017

ADP condemns APC's victory at Kwara LG polls

Nigeria: Army Orders All Personnel to Learn Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba Before 2019

FG Urged To Resuscitate Technical Schools To Reduce Unemployment

Osinbajo to commission IVTEC, other projects in Kwara on Tuesday

Ilorin elders decry rise in cultism

Council Poll: KWHA Speaker Commends Kwarans... Calls for Investigation of Involvement of Cultists in the Election

Kwara LG Councillorship Elections: APC Wins 184, PDP 9


Most Popular

Kwara LG Councillorship Elections: APC Wins 184, PDP 9

Updated: KWASIEC declares APC winner of all 16 chairmanship seats in yesterday's election

Kwara LGA Polls: APC Satisfied With Conduct, PDP Alleges Electoral Fraud

KWASU Lecturer Allegedly Commits Suicide

How Afonja (Yorubas) lost the Ilorin throne - Vanguard Newspaper

Al-Hikmah University produces 16 First Class graduates

CAILS Ilorin Advertises Application Form

Oyedepo Defeats Fagbemi to Emerge Kwara PDP Chairman

Saraki Appoints Wahab Issa, Onimago as Aides

College of Education Ilorin Advertises 2017/2018 Application Form

Unilorin student kidnapped, made to drink blood

Buhari Must Ensure Justice For All - Shaaba Lafiagi

Kwara Poly Students Protest Late Registration Fees