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A Policy Framework for Women-led MSME Access to Finance

Policy Framework for Women-led MSME Access to Finance Title and Image of Colorful Women

Women-owned MSMEs are vital for growth and job creation but face many roadblocks due to lack of access to finance. With better access to finance, women owned MSMEs will have better access to productive assets and increase efficiency for an overall stronger economic growth. The Policy Framework, led by the SME Finance Working Group in collaboration with the Gender Inclusive Finance Team and the DFS Working Group, explores how ecosystems influence and are influenced by women entrepreneurs. 

Produced by AFI, SME Finance Working Group, and Bridging the Gap, read the report here >. 

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