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

Estimated Total Value

$5,000,000

Region

Asia, Europe, Africa, Middle East & North Africa

Countries

AFGHANISTAN, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, IRAQ, Kosovo, NIGERIA, RWANDA, SUDAN

Commitment by

Women For Women International