The Female Economy in Africa represents a largely untapped market. Ecobank’s commitment to positively contributing to the economic development and financial integration of the continent will be further strengthened by their investment in women.

About Ecobank

The Ecobank Group is the leading independent pan-African banking group. The Ecobank Group employs over 14,000 people and serves over 24 million customers in the consumer, commercial and corporate banking sectors across 33 African countries. The Group has a banking license in France and representative offices in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Johannesburg, South Africa; Beijing, China; London, the UK and Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The Group offers a full suite of banking products, services and solutions including bank and deposit accounts, loans, cash management, advisory, trade, securities, wealth and asset management. ETI is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchanges in Lagos, the Ghana Stock Exchange in Accra, and the Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières in Abidjan.

The Program

Ellevate by Ecobank is designed for businesses:

  1. Owned by women,
  2. Managed by women,
  3. Businesses with a high percentage of female board members or employees
  4. Companies manufacturing products for women

Ellevate is being launched in all of Ecobank’s 33 markets in Africa. The Bank is targeting women as entrepreneurs as well as businesses with a focus on women to provide solutions to their challenges and unleash their entrepreneurial potential. Ellevate seeks to bridge the identified challenges that women face. 

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