U.S.$62 Million Boost for Women-Led Businesses in Africa

The African Development Bank has been granted $61.8 million by the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative for its program "Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa". Countries targeted include Burundi, Chad, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

  • Africa:  U.S.$62 Million Boost for Women's Businesses

    Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, 13 May 2019

    The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) today announced its second funding allocations - expected to benefit 70,000 women- led businesses and mobilize nearly a billion… Read more »

70,000 women-led businesses will benefit from a new round of funding for the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative - expected to mobilize nearly U.S.$1 billion globally.


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