Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Announces USD 170 Million Investment to Boost Women’s Economic Empowerment

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Monday committed USD 170 million to advance women’s economic empowerment. The investments, focused in India, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, are aimed at advancing gender equality, spreading digital financial inclusion, increasing job opportunities, and supporting the agricultural sector.

The Gates foundation is targeting its investments on four key priorities: financial inclusion, support, opportunities and assets.