Development and assistance for women
Women’s development funding
Country aims to open financing frontiers for women entrepreneurs
Cambodia aims to boost financial inclusion for women entrepreneurs through Credit Guarantee Corporation of Cambodia Plc (CGCC) and support for women-led micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSME) as part of broader efforts to bridge financing gaps for businesswomen and underpin Covid-19 economic recovery plans. ...
$1M for women in politics project
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided more than $1 million to a Collective Action to Support Women’s Rights (CASWR) project to promote the leadership and engagement of women in politics. The CASWR initiative is a 32-month project designed to advance meaningful representation ...
US cuts funding to UN women’s health fund
The US government has pulled any future funding from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), a group focused on reproductive rights for women and girls, over claims it has practiced coercive abortions and involuntary sterilizations in China. ...
Swiss grant empowers women entrepreneurs
Cambodia Women Entrepreneurs Association (CWEA) received $50,000 from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to help develop the business and financial management skills of women entrepreneurs through training and workshops. ...
Acleda gets $70M to support women
Acleda Bank signed an agreement in Bangkok yesterday with International Finance Corporation and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women initiative for a $70 million long-term loan project to support Cambodia’s small- and medium-size enterprises (SME) owned by women. ...
Coder challenges male dominance in IT
Suy Channe, at 34 years of age, is becoming a familiar face in Cambodia’s IT sector as a female coder and regional leader at Innovation Lab SEA (InSTEDD). ...