First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced that its all-female online community: www.firstgem.com.ng, offers mentoring, support and capacity building opportunities for all to create a new generation of financially literate women.
With the aim of increasing its engagement and reaching 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.
The FirstGem online community presently has over 61,634 members drawn from all walks of life sharing ideas, insights and experiences.
According to Chuma Ezirim, Group Executive, e-Business and Retail Products, First Bank of Nigeria Limited: “FirstGem is suited for the Nigerian woman, and we are using this online community as the ideal opportunity to position the Bank’s gender initiatives to meet the required needs on a wide range of issues affecting women from lifestyle, skills acquisition, finances, wealth acquisition and management, business support, etc.
“We encourage all women to join the community by signing up via this link https://firstgem.com.ng/
“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.”