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This Indonesian Bank Puts Financing for Women on the Menu

Dec 15, 2019

This Indonesian Bank Puts Financing for Women on the Menu

By offering extensive non-financial services as well as financing, BTPN Syariah Bank serves women entrepreneurs who want to build their business.

Safety First: Bangladesh Garment Industry Rebounds

Nov 12, 2019

Safety First: Bangladesh Garment Industry Rebounds

Two horrific accidents in the garment industry led the country to improve safety conditions. Those initiatives, plus others, have helped make the industry more attractive to foreign investors.

Ethiopian Women Reprogram Their Futures with IT Careers

Nov 11, 2019

Ethiopian Women Reprogram Their Futures with IT Careers

Training programs and seed funding provided by IFC client Gebeya help close the gender gap in Ethiopia’s technology sector.

New Policies Redefine “Women’s Work” in Solomon Islands

Nov 4, 2019

New Policies Redefine “Women’s Work” in Solomon Islands

The Wake Mere program demonstrates that businesses can spur culture-wide change on gender issues.

Macadamia Farmers Cultivate Business Skills Alongside Nut Trees

Oct 22, 2019

Macadamia Farmers Cultivate Business Skills Alongside Nut Trees

In Malawi, an IFC-supported program providing technical advice helps farmers become their own nut producers.

Energy2Equal: Empowering Women in Africa’s Renewable Energy Sector

Oct 3, 2019

Energy2Equal: Empowering Women in Africa’s Renewable Energy Sector

By 2040, renewable energy could provide more than 40 percent of all power generation capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa.

This Mongolian Entrepreneur Outpaces Expectations

Sep 13, 2019

This Mongolian Entrepreneur Outpaces Expectations

Services provided by IFC client XacBank enable small enterprises in Mongolia to thrive.

Domestic and Sexual Violence in Fiji – How Businesses Can Make a Difference

Jul 29, 2019

Domestic and Sexual Violence in Fiji – How Businesses Can Make a Difference

Childcare: A Critical Development Building Block

Jul 19, 2019

Childcare: A Critical Development Building Block

Microloans Offer Jordanian Entrepreneurs Better Options

May 29, 2019

Microloans Offer Jordanian Entrepreneurs Better Options

IFC’s investment and advice are helping microfinance institution Tamweelcom expand its support to small entrepreneurs.