Loans For Women

Kenya: Bank launches loan product for businesswomen

Over one million women in business are expected to benefit from better access to finance, market and mentorship through Absa Bank Kenya’s new business product for women. Through the Absa She corporate account, the institution strives to lend large sums of money to businesswomen over the next five years, while …

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Black farmer loan forgiveness challenged

Two different lawsuits are now challenging a USDA loan forgiveness program for farmers of color, including black farmers, contained in the COVID relief package advanced in the early days of the Biden administration and Congress-controlled Congress. democrats. While the USDA and congressional authors defend the program, lawsuits say it creates …

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EcobankTanzania allocates 10% of commercial loans to women

Ecobank Tanzania Managing Director Charles Asiedu told Dar es Salaam last week that the growth of women-led, women-focused businesses has long been hampered by a range of barriers, including access funding. “We have specially designed Ellevate to meet the needs of women entrepreneurs through the provision of complete, personalized and …

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