Tag Archives: Women Empowerment

  • Women Entrepreneurs

    Empowering Additional African Women Entrepreneurs

    Even before there was a pandemic, women-led MSMEs faced more challenges in comparison to their male counterparts. According to the United Nations, 27% of female entrepreneurship rate in Africa is the highest in the world; Sub-Saharan Africa is the only region in the world where there are more women than men who become entrepreneurs. Still, …

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  • 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme

    What it Takes to Support Women Entrepreneurs in Africa

    Women entrepreneurs continue to experience a high financial gap, less support and lower profits than their male counterparts. According to publicly available research, women entrepreneurs across sub-Saharan Africa continue to earn lower profits than men (34% less on average). To address these, most organisations and countries have recognised the need to target the underlying social …

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