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USAID INVEST Close-Up: Catalyzing Private Investment for Women's Economic Empowerment


This close-up provides background on the innovative partnership between USAID and Women’s World Banking and the creation of WWBCP II. It explores the potential of using blended finance to expand economic empowerment for low-income women, with a focus on the role of digital financial inclusion. It also details the process of an international development institution piloting a new way to engage with the private sector and, lastly, discusses the implications of the success of that pilot for the development road ahead.

    17 Oct 19
    Case Studies
    Region Focus
    South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
    Sector Focus
    Financial Services
    Sub-Sector Focus
    Business Banking, Microfinance / Retail Banking