In Partnership with the SME Growth Lab, The Ntha Foundation is delighted to host the Kwathu Upgrade: Leading Legacy Week.

Celebrating Women’s History Month

The Kwathu Upgrade: Leading Legacy – HerStory Edition is a special edition workshop series under the Kwathu Upgrade Programme dedicated to celebrating Women’s History Month.

This week-long event aims to empower and equip young female creatives, innovators, and entrepreneurs in Africa with essential skills across digital, entrepreneurial, creative, and advocacy domains.

Through interactive workshops, mentorship sessions, and networking opportunities, participants will gain valuable insights, tools, and resources to thrive in their entrepreneurial endeavors and drive positive change in their communities.


25th March 2024 to 29th March 2024

Launch Day:

Time: 25th March 2024, 02:00pm to 3:30pm CAT / 08:00pm to 09:30am

Bants2Business: The Courage of Women Who Advocate for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Host and Guests TBA

Workshop Topics:

Digital Empowerment: 26th March 2024,

Facilitators: Digital Skills For Africa

Digital Marketing Essentials for Women Entrepreneurs: 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Social Media Strategy and Brand Building: 10:30 am to 12:00 PM

E-commerce Fundamentals: Taking Your Business Online: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Entrepreneurial Skills Development: 27th March 2024

Facilitators: SME Growth Lab

Business Planning and Strategy Development: 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Financial Management and Budgeting for Women Entrepreneurs: 10:30 am to 12:00 PM

Accessing Funding and Investment Opportunities: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Creative Expression: 28 March 2024

Facilitators: TBC 

Harnessing Creativity for Business Innovation: 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Visual Branding and Design Principles: 10:30 am to 12:00 PM

Content Creation and Storytelling for Impact: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Advocacy and Leadership: 29 March 2024

Facilitators: TBC 

Advocacy 101: Amplifying Your Voice for Change: 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Women’s Leadership in Entrepreneurship and Social Impact: 10:30 am to 12:00 PM

Building Collaborative Networks for Advocacy and Support: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm


Each workshop session will be conducted both in-person and virtually via video conferencing platforms, allowing for remote participation from anywhere in Africa.

Sessions will be interactive and participatory, featuring presentations, case studies, group discussions, and Q&A segments.

Mentorship sessions and networking opportunities will be facilitated throughout the week to foster connections and peer support among participants.


Ntha Foundation, Bien Corporation Africa, SME Growth Lab.

Guest Speakers:

Renowned female entrepreneurs, industry experts, and advocates will be invited to share their insights and experiences with workshop participants.

Speakers will represent diverse sectors and backgrounds, providing a comprehensive perspective on women’s entrepreneurship and leadership.


Participants will emerge from the Leading Legacy Week with enhanced digital, entrepreneurial, creative, and advocacy skills, empowering them to succeed as entrepreneurs and change-makers.

Increased confidence, motivation, and a strengthened network of support will enable participants to overcome challenges and seize opportunities in their entrepreneurial journey.

The workshop series will contribute to fostering a culture of female empowerment and entrepreneurship in Malawi, driving economic growth and social progress.

Join us for the Leading Legacy Week and embark on a transformative journey to unleash your potential and make your mark on the world!

Work With Us

Want to partner on or fund one of our programmes / initiatives? We are always open to collaborations and partnerships. Contact our Chief Operation Officer; Mr. Victor Caeser Gondwe via, or give us a call(direct or WhatsApp) on +265991850749.

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