NACCIMA Business Women Group (NAWORG)

In furtherance of NACCIMA’s role as a proactive voice on key business issues and legislations specific to women, the NACCIMA Women Group was constituted by the Executive Committee of NACCIMA on the 7th of December, 2005 as one of the Trade Groups of the Association. The membership of the group is open to all women within the Chamber Development Movement.

The group has the mandate to coordinate the activities of women, not only within the chamber development but also women across the West African sub-region. Its mandate also includes but not limited to the following:   

  • Facilitate women participation in commerce and governance       
  • Identify profitable business and market opportunities for members         
  • Access loans and business information for members          
  • Facilitate trade among women in the chamber development within the ECOWAS sub-region and the world in general.        
  • Annual Trade Exhibition tagged “NIWEX”     
  • Sensitize and raise awareness among local business women within the chamber development and other women business groups in the West African Sub-Region.

Since its inception, NAWORG has coordinated and participated in various activities within Nigeria and the ECOWAS sub-region. NAWORG has organized Trade Missions to Liberia; participated in the Nigeria-Benin Joint Trade Fair; organized workshop for women across the West African Sub-region; participated in the 1st ECOWAS business summit held in Accra Ghana; Joint Trade Fair with Republic of Benin. etc.