wCap – Women Capital

We believe that with insights, growth capital, and guidance, we can help transform
businesses and make their growth stories possible.


wCap Limited is a pioneering female-owned venture capital firm located in Lusaka, Zambia, with a unique focus on gender equality and climate impact investments. Established in May 2020, wCap was founded by Nyeji Chilembo-Mhango, Yvonne Mpala and Melissa Gray to address the critical funding gap that women-owned businesses often face in Southern Africa. The firm operates with a vision to foster sustainable economic growth by investing in sectors that promote gender equality, environmental sustainability, and overall social impact.


wCap Limited is dedicated to advancing economic empowerment for women and mitigating climate change effects in the Southern African region. The mission is to provide strategic capital, expertise, and support to women-led enterprises while simultaneously driving positive environmental outcomes through investments in sustainable sectors.



Acting with strong ethics is a priority for everyone representing the organisation, staying true to our commitment, and delivering exceptional results.


We never settle and believe Companies are judged by the craftsmanship of their products and services. We will continue to set the highest standard of quality in everything we do.


as trusted advsiors, it’s a core business practice to be trustworthy and transparent. To act in a manner that earns the respect of colleagues, clients, and the public.


we believe businesses need to make clear choices, anticipate changing conditions and plan for the future. Taking actions that contribute to long-term impact and financial success.


We believe in continuously pursuing higher levels of performance leading to higher financial returns.


We champion diversity and that an inclusive workplace that promotes or values a range of ideas and opinions will always succeed.

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