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Impact Investing Video Series: Blended Finance for Women’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Investing in Women

2020

Asia Pacific

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Impact Investing

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Impact Investing Video Series: Blended Finance for Women’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Impact Investing Video Series: Blended Finance for Women’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

In developing countries, an estimated 70% of women-owned SMEs in the formal sector are unserved or under-served by financial institutions—a financing gap of USD 287 Billion. Urgent action is needed to mobilise, redirect and unlock the transformative power of private sector resources.

Blended finance combines development finance and philanthropic funds to mobilise more private capital for social and environmental causes, creating more financing opportunities for women to participate in economic activities as entrepreneurs.

Watch the video below to learn more about blended finance for women’s SMEs:

 

Learn more about blended finance and impact investing.

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