August 11

Visa Announces Grant To Help African Women Grow Their Businesses

Visa has announced a grant from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in collaboration with Standard Bank providing funding to the Africa Women Impact Fund, which will fund the working capital requirements of female fund managers in the South, East, and West Africa.

In a statement, Visa says the award is an expansion of the She’s next program for women-owned businesses and is intended for 55 women who participated in AWIF’s program after responding to their call to action.

Photo courtesy of Axel Fassio/CIFOR.

Source: Capital Business (link opens in a new window)

business development, women entrepreneurs