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WEE-DiFine Initiative: Request for Proposals

Following the success of the first two Requests for Proposals (RFPs), WEE-DiFine is excited to announce the launch of its third RFP.

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Pro Mujer Launches Emprende Platform to Incubate Women-Owned Microenterprises in Latin America

The US-based social enterprise Pro Mujer this week launched the pilot phase of the platform, a Spanish-language resource for women running “subsistence” enterprises.

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Call for Experiences: Incorporating Women's Agency into Program Design

SEEP is seeking input, resources, and examples from WEE working group members to spark dialogue and inform upcoming activities on this key topic.

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Call for Resources: Savings Groups, Women & COVID-19

These key topics of investigation for the Learning Group are Women’s Voice and Leadership, and Strengthening Savings Group Resilience to Shocks.

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Three Actions to Expand Women’s Financial Inclusion in the Midst of COVID-19

International Women's Forum member Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President & CEO of Women’s World Banking, shares three key points for expanding women’s financial inclusion in response to the impact of the ongoing pandemic.

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IEIN Seeking Collaborators to Establish Market Linkages for Self-Help Groups

The aim of the project is to support SHGs by providing them with business training, production skills and marketing information to empower rural women to adopt non-agricultural means of earning a sustainable livelihood.

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Facebook Launches Financial Education Initiative for Women-Led Businesses in Pakistan

Facebook is expanding its women-empowerment focused initiative, SheMeansBusiness, to bolster the financial inclusion and resiliency of women-led businesses in Pakistan. 

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Latin America and the Caribbean Leaders Look to Digital & Women for Sustainable Recovery

High-level representatives from Latin America and the Caribbean noted that digital means continued to offer alternative modes for countries to achieve their financial inclusion goals and reach worst-impacted groups.

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Apply for the 2021 Fintech Innovation Challenge by 11 June!

Women’s World Banking’s Fintech Innovation Challenge provides a global stage to highlight fintech innovations focused on building women's security and prosperity in the face of global inequalities.

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Fintech Lender Amartha Bags $28M From Women's World Banking to Fund Indonesia's Microentrepreneurs

WWB Capital Partners II is the second gender-lens investment fund established by Women’s World Banking aiming to close the gender gap by investing in high-performing financial service providers that serve low-income women.