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Women's Economic Empowerment Programme

What is the service?

It is  a Government's initiative to help women groups with seed money to start their own income generation projects. However, this grant accommodates men.  Each group can be assisted with a maximum of two hundred and fifty thousand Pula (P250 000.00).

These grants are avialable to a minimum groups of  5 persons and a maximum of 10 persons. In each group the number of  women should be more than that of men. these groups should have a

How do I access the service?

  • submit a proposal that is 

    accompanied by a simple, clear and easy to understand project implementation plan with an in-build monitoring sustainability plan.
  • Proposals should be accompanied by a detailed market situational analysis report. Letters of potential customers/buyers should be enclosed.

  • Project Memoranda from organisations submitted should include copies of certificate of registration, certificate of land ownership or lease agreement, list of members and their certified copies of national identity cards, Bank Account and a shareholders certificate of the group. These details will ease the assessment of the project proposal by the Department.

  • Proposals should be prepared in consultation/assistance with relevant local department who will be expected to provide technical assistance during implementation.

  • All project proposals should be channeled through the nearest Women’s Affairs Department Office. Proposals should be sent by post or hand delivered and they should not be faxed.

  • Refer to guidelines documents for more information on the application process.


What is the cost?

There is no cost. 


Where to apply.

Groups may apply in any nearest Gender Affairs Department Office.

For more information you may enquire from any of the offices.

Private Bag 00107

Tel: 3912290
Fax:  3911944   

Francistown Office
Private Bag F398
Tel: 2417783/2417762
Maun Office
Private Bag 10
Tel: 6865603/6865617
Fax: 6865613

Ghanzi Office
Private Bag 002
Tel: 6597225/6597629
Fax: 6597628

Tel; 4630246
Fax 4630329

Tel: 6250218
Fax: 6252214

Fax 5442091

Tel: 6540672
Fax: 6540608

Tel: 2610265


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