August 19, 2022



Constancy launches apprenticeship assist initiative for women-led SMEs

Constancy Financial institution Plc, has introduced the launch of its Apprenticeship Assist Initiative as a part of its technique to encourage women-led small and medium-scale enterprises (SME).

The scheme, which might be executed below its HerFidelity Proposition, would start with a two-month’ style and design coaching for young-women in Kano State.

Earlier within the yr, HerFidelity proposition was launched on the Worldwide Ladies’s Day celebration hosted by Constancy Financial institution on the Civic Heart, Lagos. On the occasion, the Financial institution’s Managing Director, Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, introduced cheques of N1million every to 5 women-led SMEs from Kano, Yola, Owerri and Lagos to coach younger girls within the areas of style design, cosmetics and auto mechanics.

In a chat with journalists in Lagos, the Group Head, SME Banking, Constancy Financial institution Plc, Esther Obiekwe mentioned, “At Constancy, our intention is to place ourselves as a platform for enhancing lives, serving to companies develop and economies to thrive. Whether or not that is by means of the monetary options we offer to our quite a few shoppers or by means of interventions similar to our Apprentice Assist and capability constructing initiatives for girls, we stay dedicated to serving to our shoppers develop.”

“We launched HerFidelity Proposition on the Worldwide Ladies’s Day this yr to talk to the yearnings of each lady by means of 4 pillars, particularly – capability improvement, entry to finance at decreased charges, well being, and wellness programmes in addition to recognition and networking occasions.

“Our Apprentice Assist Initiative is among the methods we’re championing the capability improvement mandate and we’re delighted to launch the initiative with the coaching of 9 younger women at Mdee Vogue Design Restricted in Kano State from Monday, twenty fifth July 2022. We’re optimistic that this may go a great distance in helping these women develop the required abilities that might remodel them into employers of labour and in the end, contribute to the nation’s financial fortunes,” defined Obiekwe.

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Constancy Financial institution is a full-fledged business financial institution working in Nigeria with over 6.5 million prospects serviced throughout its 250 enterprise workplaces and digital banking channels.