Coca-Cola trains women on trade asset financing
THE Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited has embarked on an empowering performance for women, which would focus on trade asset financing.
It is expected that it would provide the women with trade assets and products for a sustainable livelihood.
Speaking at the handover ceremony of the trade assets and products in Jakande Estate Pitch, Isolo, Head, Public Affairs and Communications, NBC Limited, Uzo Odenigbo, said, Women empowerment and youth development remains key focal areas of our interventions as the Company continuously partners with communities on shared values.
“As a business, we leverage women’s economic power as a force for growth to further our shared objective of social and economic development. Our route to market is leveraged on women entrepreneurs who represent nearly 70 percent of our dealers, operating our distribution channels and retail outlets across the country.
“We believe that unleashing the entrepreneurial potential of women is one of the surest ways to make our business sustainable, and one of the most effective and lasting ways we can help families and communities prosper, he said. The event took place simultaneously with the presentation of upgraded pitches and donation of football training equipment to the communities, as part of COPA Coca-Cola activation.