Tag: financing gap

Op-Ed: How the AFAWA initiative is empowering women to propel Africa forward

In African cultures, women play a nurturing role, they are the backbone of the continent. Yet, they face a $42 billion-dollar financing gap with over 3/4 of them being financially excluded. The AFAWA initiative is a direct response to the challenges faced by women in Africa, and the need to unlock access to finance.

Global Gender Summit: AFAWA targets $42bn to bridge finance gap for African women

The Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) has set its target on bridging the $42 billion finance gap women face on the continent, CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera spoke to Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society at the African Development Bank, Vanessa Moungar for more.
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