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COVID-19 Stimulus Fund 2020 Winners Announced

The Women’s Empowerment and Investment Group (WEIG) in collaboration with Annan Capital Partners (ACP) and Grow, Unite, Build Africa (GUBA) teamed to offer seed investment to women-owned and Ghana-based Small and Medium businesses. This led to the launch of the Covid-19 Stimulus Fund in June 2020, to provide assistance to women-led businesses affected by COVID-19.

The aim of the initiative was to uplift and provide financial support to Ghanaian based small and medium businesses that has been heavily affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative attracted thousands of Applicants from various industries including agriculture, fashion, e-commerce, health and more. Following an intense sorting and auditing process, the following businesses have been selected of this funding initiative:

Be My Honey Company Ltd – Henrieta Boateng (Agribusiness)

The Delse Shop (Delse Enterprise Ltd) – Selasi Dzikunu (Online Store for Made in Ghana Products)

Selena Beb – Selina Bebaako ( Fashion)

Herconcessions – Mariam Twumasi (Events Industry)

Alexander Rowe Company Ltd – Jennifer Asare Boateng (Real Estate)

Child Accra Ltd – Dr Juliette Tuakli (Health and Public Health)

Weetroots Media – Mame Adjei Barwuah (Media)

Patbaf Campany Ltd -Pentila Doudu Patricia (Waste Management)

Clatural Wear Ltd – Clara Pinkrasam (Fashion)

Ecocent Recycling Ltd – Serwaa Emmanuella Gyawu (Plastic Recycling)

Speaking on the process, Roberta Annan, the Managing Partner of Annan Capital Partners (ACP) added: ”COVID-19 has affected many women-led businesses and we’re therefore pleased to play a part in mitigating some of it’s effects. We look forward to working with the selected businesses to bring them back following the effects of COVID-19. I do hope that this is the beginning of many more of such initiatives.”

Source: annancapitalpartners.com

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