HerVenture in Nigeria

Our free business skills app HerVenture has supported over 20,000 women entrepreneurs in Nigeria to grow their businesses.

HerVenture is one of the Foundation’s five flagship programmes. The business skills mobile learning app provides women entrepreneurs of micro and small enterprises with the knowledge and skills to successfully grow their businesses. It has reached more than 65,000 women to date, supporting over 20,000 women in Nigeria alone.

The app offers essential business training and support on the go. It features a range of learning tracks on topics including launching a business, accessing finance, expanding market access and e-commerce.

Our HerVenture app in Nigeria has been available since 2019. The app’s continued success is made possible thanks to our partners, the ExxonMobil Foundation and the Enterprise Development Centre. For more information about the history of the the app, please take a look at our HerVenture programme page.

HerVenture's impact in Nigeria

99% of users found the training useful

The app is self explanatory, interactive and fun while it also addresses critical issues facing business especially for start ups. HerVenture user in Nigeria

88% of users increased their customer numbers after using the app

HerVenture: a business skills learning app

HerVenture is one of the Foundation's five flagship programmes, which also include Road to Growth, Road to Leadership, Road to Finance, and the Mentoring Women in Business programme. It provides women entrepreneurs of micro and small enterprises with the knowledge and skills to successfully grow their businesses. It has reached more than 65,000 women to date.

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Our partners

HerVenture in Nigeria is supported by our partner the ExxonMobil Foundation, and delivered with our partner the Enterprise Development Centre.