First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced that its all-female online community, offers mentoring, support and capacity building opportunities for all to create a new generation of financially literate women.
With the aim to increase its engagement and reach a wider audience, an online repository for its FirstGem product was created and designed to provide a virtual online community where like-minded women irrespective of where they are in Nigeria and abroad, gather to connect, grow and share knowledge on everything about lifestyle, parenting, career development, entrepreneurship, health, work and family.
Financial empowerment and wealth creation ideas are shared to encourage women to play their part in providing financial support for their families.
The portal provides varied contents ranging from Blog stories to Vlogs, Newsletters, Chat rooms which are built on 6 pillars – Health, Wealth and Finance, Food and Recipes, Events, Entrepreneurship, Lifestyle and Beauty.
The FirstGem online community presently has over 61,634 members drawn from all walks of life sharing ideas, insights and experiences.
According tо the Group Exесutivе, е-Buѕinеѕѕ & Retail Products, First Bаnk of Nigеriа Limitеd, Chumа Ezirim, “FirstGem iѕ ѕuitеd for the Nigеriаn wоmаn, аnd we аrе uѕing thiѕ online соmmunitу as thе idеаl орроrtunitу to position the Bаnk’ѕ gender initiаtivеѕ to mееt the rеԛuirеd nееdѕ оn a wide rаngе of iѕѕuеѕ affecting women frоm lifеѕtуlе, ѕkillѕ асԛuiѕitiоn, finances, wеаlth асԛuiѕitiоn аnd management, buѕinеѕѕ support, еtс.
“We encourage all women to join the community by signing up via this link https://firstgem.com.ng/community to enjoy this experience”, Ezirim said.
FirstGem is a gender specific account designed to meet the needs of women, aged 18 years and above.
It is targeted at a broad spectrum of women, working professionals, entrepreneurs and MSMEs with a view to promoting growth via an array of benefits, from free business advisory services, regular information or insights on business opportunities in various sectors and industries, as well as mouth-watering discounts at partnered stores and outlets.
FirstGem has successfully empowered women in states across the geo-political zones in Nigeria and the UK.