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Kenya: Fund Launches Products to Boost Businesswomen

The Women Enterprise Fund (WEF) has unveiled two new products that will boost women's participation in business.

While speaking in Nairobi on Wednesday last week during the launch of Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Prof Kobia added the government is committed in uplifting the lives of women in the country.2 million individual women across the country."No woman belonging to a group should lack funds to start or run a business in this country," said Prof Kobia as she disbursed Sh39 million to various women's groups.WEF has also enhanced financing to women groups of from Sh750,000 to Sh1 million.

While launching the products in Meru on Friday last week, Public Service and Gender Cabinet Secretary Prof Margaret Kobia encouraged women to take advantage of affordable soft loans offered by WEF.WEF is now urging women to take advantage of the two products to empower themselves.

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