Jordan: The EIB Reinforces Its Partnership With Microfund for Women to Improve Women’s Access to Finance

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Jordan’s leading Microfinance institution, Microfund for Women (MFW), have signed a $ 5 million-loan agreement to boost micro-enterprise’s access to finance, mainly female entrepreneurs, self-employed individuals, sole proprietors and micro entrepreneur groups including female Syrian refugees in urban and rural areas of Jordan.

The EIB credit line will be part of supporting up to 146 thousand beneficiaries of which 96 percent will be dedicated for female borrowers.