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WOMEN FOUNDERS GROUP CELEBRATES 50 INFLUENTIAL NORTHERN WOMEN

The International Women’s Day (IWD) is a day set aside worldwide to celebrate women. Women Founders Group (WFG) arm of Startup Kano celebrated this iconic day by recognizing 50 influential women in northern Nigeria.

WFG lead Miss Aysha Tofa said,”Northern women have always been subject of stereotype and this has led to many of them been unrecognized and unappreciated in the society. We want to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day by recognizing this heroines and patriots in the region”

The women were selected on the basis of merit and cut across all industries and professions. One of the criteria is they must have made positive impact towards the growth and development of their society and their contributions must have immensely affected their community.

Some of the notable women include the former first lady Hajiya Maryam Abacha, Kebbi State first lady Dr. Zainab Bagudu, United Nation Deputy Secretary General Hajiya Amina Muhammad and the President of the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria Engr. Hauwa Sadique and many other influential women.

The celebration was online through WFG social media handles on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. International Women’s Day is a yearly celebration that will continue to acknowledge the impact of women in the society and in the history of the world.

Here are some eFlyers of the women:

International Womens Day by Women Founders Group     

International Womens Day by Women Founders Group      International Womens Day by Women Founders Group

International Womens Day by Women Founders Group       International Womens Day by Women Founders Group

International Womens Day by Women Founders Group      International Womens Day by Women Founders Group

International Womens Day by Women Founders Group       International Womens Day by Women Founders Group

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE ONE DAY WORKSHOP HELD AT STARTUP KANO HUB

A one day workshop on proposal writing was held on the 8th March 2017 at Startup Kano Hub. The workshop was organized by the Centre for Enlightenment and Human Development in collaboration with Her Dear Diary Initiative. It was aimed at teaching participants the art of writing proposals.

The event was tailored to engage participants and arm them with firsthand knowledge of how to write a standard fundraising and business partnership proposal. The facilitators were experienced professionals and business consultants who shed more light to their audience on the subject matter.

Women Founders Group lead Miss Aysha Tofa gave a 5 minute speech about the aims and objectives of Startup Kano. The program which lasted for six hours saw an interactive blend between facilitators and audience. The Chief Technical Officer of Startup Kano Mr. Ahmed Idris was also among the facilitators.

The event ended with a group work session and then proceeded by a presentation from each group and then evaluation by the facilitators. It was then followed by a networking session and finally a group picture was taken to officially mark the end of the workshop.

Here some pictures from the event.

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM A ONE DAY WORKSHOP HELD AT STARTUP KANO HUB

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM A ONE DAY WORKSHOP HELD AT STARTUP KANO HUB

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM A ONE DAY WORKSHOP HELD AT STARTUP KANO HUB

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM A ONE DAY WORKSHOP HELD AT STARTUP KANO HUB

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM A ONE DAY WORKSHOP HELD AT STARTUP KANO HUB

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM A ONE DAY WORKSHOP HELD AT STARTUP KANO HUB

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM A ONE DAY WORKSHOP HELD AT STARTUP KANO HUB

 

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Events, Startups

THE LAUNCH OF RESTMEAL, KANO FIRST ON DEMAND FOOD SERVICE

Restmeal is an on demand online food ordering service that was launched at Startup Kano Hub on the 4th March, 2017. The startup was founded by a young female entrepreneur, a graduate of computer science from Bayero University Kano. She initially presented the online food ordering system as her final year project in the university. After graduating she became increasingly passionate about pursuing the business of food delivery.

Restmeal La
Restmeal launch.

As part of our incubation program, Restmeal was groomed to accommodate its market need and also add value to the ecosystem. The startup launched first as a web app. Mobile versions for both iOS and Android will be available soon on their respective app stores.

Restmeal online food odering service
Restmeal online food odering service

It was a low key launch as participants included only invited relatives of the founder and some Startup Kano staff. The event which started by 4pm was also streamed live on facebook to enable the public and customers to catch up with the happenings. Free delivery was offered on the launch day to those who made orders on the platform.

Restmeal online food odering service
Restmeal online food odering service

Startup Kano in an effort to build a sustainable ecosystem for entrepreneurs has pledged its support to all innovative and disruptive ideas that will change the face of the society. We are grateful to all those who were involved in building Restmeal.

 

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