FDB launches Women Entrepreneurs Finance Code

FDB launches Women Entrepreneurs Finance Code

By Alipate Narawa
Friday 29/03/2024
[Image: Fiji Development Bank]

Fiji Development Bank CEO, Saud Minam, says they are committed to supporting women entrepreneurs at the launch of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Code at the Grand Pacific Hotel.

The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Code is a worldwide initiative that aims to help women entrepreneurs by working with policymakers and financial institutions to gather relevant data that encourages a more supportive business environment.

Minam says women are one of the most essential pillars of our economy and they are providing another powerful source of working capital that further paves the way for a brighter future, not only for these women-owned businesses, but also for their families and the nation as a whole.

The FDB CEO says it is highly rewarding to see that the groundbreaking work FDB has put in, is now being duly noted by the right type of foreign interests and the Bank is viewed as a premier platform to deliver impactful results.

He says this type of project is a validation and vote of confidence in FDB’s exemplary efforts as a ‘women in business’ champion.”

Fiji is one of the first countries after Dominican Republic and Indonesia to pilot this important project, with support from the Asian Development Bank.

The main goal of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Code is to create a strong environment for women in business, which can help bring more investments and innovations to women-owned or led micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Fiji.

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