CALD Women in Relational Entrepreneurship (CWIRE)

Building Economic Security Through women economic empowerment: Jan 2022 to Feb 2024

About the program

AfriAus iLEAC with its LUVPACKS Partners supports The Victorian Government’s commitment to gender equality and seeking to enhance economic security for women in priority cohorts, including CALD women. Safe and Strong: A Victorian Gender Equality Strategy acknowledges the importance of supporting economic participation for CALD women through education, employment opportunities and investment, which are key drivers to improving workforce participation.

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Project and start-up package

The CWIRE Project and its Start-up Package target CALD women aged 25-40+, from disadvantaged backgrounds, particularly those who:

  • Have the capacity to operate a business.
  • Have some business experience and skills from overseas.
  • Need access to resources (such as finance/capital, mentoring support, upskilling, etc).

CWIRE Phase 1 Participants

Selam Care LTD– Maria Diyab

Coach Trainer Academy– Nadia Siyotula

Tasmia Inspired Home – Shagufta Noreen

ZzAa Food – Zione Alepha Mpofu

Klinical Support Services – Rudo Catherine

RKM Global Fashion – Rhoda Kate Mphande (Moyo)

Hub’s Jewellery – Dusit Ibrahim

Kawelo Farms– Rabecca Lois Mwafulirwa

The Favourites Corner – Theresa Mpomba

Pretty Party Events – Nyagwa Cilla Gatwech

Gilgal Health Services -Rejoice Kgale

Braiding Beauty Salon –Chifundo Mhango

Keer & Sisters (Partnership)

Agai Weet & Monica Majak

Kanique Catering – Monique Mariama Musa

GRACELIMO Interiors – Grace Limo

CWIRE Phase 2 Participants

Arefat Zeqih Catering – Arefat Abdela

Serengeti South African Shop– Donve Kruger

Najaha’s Delicious Finger Food– Najaha Ibrahim

Inspired Living Forever – Maryam Farooqi

OLILU Mama’s Catering–Olive Dixon (Paternership with Lucie Johnson)

Always Access Support Services Pty Ltd – Teresia (Tess) Mutisya

Province & Co– Alak & Nyakosi Nai

Sweeties Beauty Saloon– Swita Jawannsher

Sweet Chemistry Honey– Estelle Sevenster

Humbly Classy– Letwin Sedze

Gagana ole Moana –Dr Loudeen Fualautoalasi-Lam

On Property Buyers Agency– Sally Siyakatshana

Lending Hands– Lose Samasoni

T n H Investments–Tabitha Pemba

OLILU Mama’s Catering–Lucie Johnson (Partnership with Olive Dixon)

Lilibet Support Services– Elizabeth Ndunda


CWIRE Phase 1- Graduation 2022


CWIRE- Accompanied Mentoring Launch July 2023

CWIRE 1 & 2- Accompanied Mentoring Launch July 2023

CWIRE 2- Graduation Dec 2023



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