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Women-focused fintech secures partnership with Qatar Airways

By Ijeoma Thomas-Odia
06 November 2021   |   4:00 am
One of Nigeria’s premiere women-focused fintech startups, Herconomy (previously known as AGS Tribe) has announced its partnership with Qatar Airways at the airline’s headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos.

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One of Nigeria’s premiere women-focused fintech startups, Herconomy (previously known as AGS Tribe) has announced its partnership with Qatar Airways at the airline’s headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos. In attendance were Charles Nwosu, Business Development Manager, Herconomy; Anu Anibaba, Program Manager, Herconomy, while Qatar team include Kennedy K. Chirchir, Country Manager, Nigeria; Henry Ugeh, Senior Sales Executive, Nigeria; and Omolola Ojo, E-Commerce Officer, Nigeria. 
 
In line with the newly launched fintech’s goal to create financial freedom and improve the standard of living for its community members, this partnership allows Gold members of the community access to flights at a discounted rate. Gold members of Herconomy can now enjoy incredible discounts, through an electronic bankcard that allows them access to a large group of partners who are part of Herconomy’s affinity partnership network.
 
Affinity partnerships such as this will significantly contribute to the economic empowerment that Herconomy is driving for their community. The firm prides itself on being value-oriented, constantly seeking ways to improve the standard of living for its community members. In the context of this partnership, travel is undoubtedly a big part of business and personal development. Therefore, access to affordable travel is a crucial need that many women would greatly value. 
 


The Founder of Herconomy, Ifedayo Durosinmi- Etti, stated that this partnership was not only inspired by Herconomy’s goal, but is also personal; her love for women and life. She noted that a significant part of her development is derived from the opportunity and access to the world.

“Traveling fosters a medium to build human connections with one another. The opportunity to travel, grow, learn something new, new cultures, and see the way people live their day-to-day lives in different parts of the world. That is truly the best on-site learning a person can get, and we’re so grateful to Qatar for allowing our community to leverage this opportunity,” she said.

Herconomy is one of the organisations championing financial inclusion for women, and is fast building a solid track record of dedication and commitment towards the growth and development of Nigerian women. This partnership offer is merely one of its value offerings.

Earlier in the year, when it announced its partnership with global retail giant Amazon, Ifedayo Durosinmi-Etti said, “Our goal is to create a space where women can thrive economically, we want them to have access to opportunities that other women in more developed countries have.”