Home » Posts tagged with » Funds

Zambia Seeks IMF Deal of as Much as $1.6 Billion This Month

Zambia Seeks IMF Deal of as Much as $1.6 Billion This Month

Zambia, Africa’s second-largest copper producer, plans to reach an aid deal for as much as $1.6 billion with the International Monetary Fund by the end of April, Finance Minister Felix Mutati said. Bond yields fell. “At the moment we know that we can get up to $1.6 billion — if you ask me, I’d go […]

Cut On Trump’s Fund Puts Millions of Lives At Risk

Cut On Trump’s Fund Puts Millions of Lives At Risk

Millions of Kenyan women and children dependent on health care funded by a UN agency face a bleak future. The United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) receives funding from the United States, but Donald Trump’s administration on Monday announced that it will stop such donations. The fund provides care on reproductive health, family planning, newborn health, […]

WHO Says Funds Secured For Africa Pilots Of World’s First Malaria Vaccine

WHO Says Funds Secured For Africa Pilots Of World’s First Malaria Vaccine

Funding for phase one of pilot deployments of the world’s first malaria vaccine in sub-Saharan Africa has been secured and immunisation campaigns will begin in 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. The vaccine, known as RTS,S or Mosquirix and developed by British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, is only partially effective and needs to be […]

Government Sets Up Funds For Vulnerable Women

Government Sets Up Funds For Vulnerable Women

Vulnerable women in the greater north and West Nile have reason to smile after the Ministry Of Gender, Labour and Social Development, announced a Shs6.7 billion fund to benefit them through the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme. Eight districts in Acholi sub-region and two municipalities will each receive Shs2.480 billion, according to figures released by the […]

Rwanda: ‘New Face, New Voices’ To Invest Rwf16bn In Women Fund

Rwanda: ‘New Face, New Voices’ To Invest Rwf16bn In Women Fund

‘New Faces, New Voices’ is finalising plans for a women investment fund expected to invest $20 million (about Rwf16bn) to support women who have been facing huddles in their pursuit to access finances. Launched in Rwanda in June, last year, New Faces, New Voices is a Pan-African advocacy group that focuses on expanding the role […]

50 Sources of Funding for Women Entrepreneurs

50 Sources of Funding for Women Entrepreneurs

Access to capital is a real problem for women and all underrepresented entrepreneurs. Capital just doesn’t flow well (yet) to those who often need it most to grow great ideas into healthy companies. As I’ve built Change Catalyst over the last couple of years, I’ve tried to keep track of the many resources I encounter […]