EDHE Student Women Economic Empowerment Programme Student Chapters

The SWEEP student chapters are brought to you by the SWEEP programme, where we would like to have a SWEEP chapters within the 26 public universities. We envision to have a chapter run entirely by students who will form committees managed according to University policies and procedures.


  • to develop an awareness of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial activity as a means of economic participation amongst university student women and women in business and the workplace;
  • to equip student women with transferable and practical skills and opportunities; and
  • to provide opportunities for the development of expertise and thought leadership in terms of women in entrepreneurship
  • to promote opportunities to support, connect and grow through mentoring, networking, training, coaching and providing access to women entrepreneurs and women in business.
  • provide an enabling platform for the exchange of ideas and experience between studentprenerus and working women in the entrepreneurship space.
  • advance women entrepreneurship and provide support for student female entrepreneurs.
  • provide a safe space for student women entrepreneurs to address challenges they face such as Gender-Based Violence and other forms of discrimination.

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