The world has evolved, and the dynamics of family systems have changed, no woman should feel shame for raising her family in a way that society does not agree with, especially when society is you and I.
Join Weyinmie as she showcases the struggles and strengths of single female breadwinners, to bring to the fore the thoughts and experiences, lessons and successes, frustrations, and wins of women who are responsible for their households.
No one really prepares themselves to parent on their own, but it is not the end of the world. This episode, Orode shares how she found herself again after going through a divorce at the peak of her career.
One of the ways in which Wevvo will support the community is through the market place. Wevvo is partnering with ARM investment managers to bring investment opportunities to the community. Raphael who is a seasoned investment manager with ARM talks about the financial instruments that exist for single female breadwinners and why it is important to start early.
Knowing that she was worth more than what she was being handed and not losing faith in her dreams, Jamila took a leap of faith into the journey of parenting on her own. Her story is one of courage, she shares in this episode with Weyinmie, the lows, the struggles, and most importantly the wins.
As we draw season 1 to a close, I say thank you to everyone who has taken this journey with me on the Wevvo Community podcast. Season 2 is getting set, more content, more inspiration, more success stories. Thank you again!
At times in our lives, our gut feeling is the one thing that can save us from hurtful experiences. In this episode, Weyinmie chats with Ada Orajiaku on her journey through a failed marriage and how trusting her gut is one of the major lessons she learned from the experience.
Pregnant at 19, it can be really hard dealing with all the emotions and uncertainties that follow. In this episode, Weyinmie chats with Grace Akhigbe, who shares her 10-year journey of raising her child on her own and how she is now using that experience to empower teenage girls.
With 3 children and no degree, Kate starts her journey to seek a better life for herself and her kids. In this episode, Weyinmie chats with Kate Peters as she shares her struggles, strengths, and wins as she navigates her 9-year journey of raising her family alone.
Entrepreneurship is very practical, it is not just about funding and scaling up. In this episode, Weyinmie attempts to awaken the community to the realities of being an entrepreneur by sharing some of the basics of starting and remaining in business.
Unexpected kindness is the most powerful yet underrated act of humanity. It is never wasted, it blesses both the giver and the receiver. In this episode, Weyinmie shares how members of the Wevvo community are beginning to show up for themselves.
In this concluding part of the interview with Mimshach, he shares his thoughts on stereotypes. He also shares how children raised by single female breadwinners can use their experiences in growing up in a "different structured family" as a unique advantage for a bright future.
On this Episode, Weyinmie speaks with Mimshach Obioha, who is currently the Executive Director of Ventures Platform which is a Pan- African early stage fund that actively finds, funds and supports innovative companies solving real problems in Africa. Mimshach was raised by his super mum alone and shares how that journey has shaped the man he has become today.
There have been several narratives that define and stigmatize single female breadwinners, in this episode, Weyinmie breaks down some of these narratives and talks about why society needs to trash them now!
During periods of uncertainty, it is normal to feel confused, sad and scared. The Covid19 pandemic, just like divorce/separation/loss of a partner, can bring with it extra pressures and keep you lost on what to do when it seems like everything is falling apart. In this episode, Weyinmie talks about how you can navigate periods of uncertainties and come out better.
On today's episode, we talk to two single female breadwinners who shared insights on what they had to do to pick up their lives after a divorce and how being a part of the Wevvo community has impacted on their lives.