Commitment to Action

Business Funds for Women Peace Builders

Commitment by

Women for Women International

In 2006, Women for Women International committed to providing start-up funds and loans to women peace-builders in post-conflict areas to support their families and stabilize their countries.

As a result of this commitment, 54,985 women received $9.1 million in access to capital and small business loans, cooperative business development assistance and market-based vocational skills training.

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Commitment

Business Funds for Women Peace Builders

Launched

2005

Est. Duration

1 year

Region

Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East

Countries

Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Commitment by

Women for Women International