GBF partners with Hope for Life Initiative, Dangote Group, UN, BOI, LSETF on International Widows day

Hope for Life Initiative (HLFI) in partnership with the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) put together an event for the international Widows Day which held at the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos on the 23rd of June, 2017; and was supported by Growing Businesses Foundation (GBF).

The event had about one hundred widows from various communities around the Lagos metropolis. Representatives from the various partnering organizations were also in attendance and assured the widows on the position of the private sector to leverage sustainable models to make these women more financially inclusive.

GBF in its during the International Widows’ Day celebration stressed the need for creating a world where underprivileged widows can create wealth for themselves to sustain their families.

Representatives from the Bank of Industry and Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LESTF) also presented to the women about their various financial inclusion schemes and how these entrepreneurial women can leverage the products for sustainable livelihoods.

Representatives from the Bank of Industry and Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LESTF) also presented to the women about their various financial inclusion schemes and how these entrepreneurial women can leverage the products for sustainable livlihoods.

The event ended with photo sessions between the partner organizations and the widows.