June 22

Unilever Unveils Program to Support Women in Businesses

By Martin Mwita
Unilever’s Sunlight, has invested in a five-year program to support women in business through various initiatives such as financial literacy training and advertising.

Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of food, home and personal care products with sales in over 190 countries, generating annual sales to the tune of €49.8 billion (Sh6.4 trillion).

An estimated 100,000 women entrepreneurs are expected to directly benefit from the ‘Sunlight Women of More’ programme, a campaign pegged on Sunlight’s uplifting attitude toward women in East Africa.

Source: The Star (link opens in a new window)

business development, women entrepreneurs