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Women entrepreneurs in Kenya get Sh460m boost

Published on October 19, 2015

Women entrepreneurs across East Africa are expected to benefit from Sh460 million ($4.5 million) one year programme aimed at upgrading their businesses through cross-border trade.
The programme, Women and Trade (WaT) funded by Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA) is targeting 25,000 women in Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania and South Sudan. About 5,000 women entrepreneurs in Kenya are expected to be beneficiaries. In Kenya, WaT has partnered with Joyful Women Organisation which will see the women trained on exports requirements, quality and standards as well as facilitate their access to the funds through micro-finances that is expected to increase their income by 10 percent
Read more. Source | Standard Digital