43158-012: Supporting Microentrepreneurship for Women's Empowerment

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The capacity building grant is associated with Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Development Project (MSMEDP). The primary objective of the grant is to help low-income women entrepreneurs access financial resources, services, and market opportunities in selected Indian states. The grant will (i) assess existing gender policies, strategies, and practices , including institutional arrangements adopted by SIDBI and SIDBI Foundation for Micro Credit (SFMC), its partner microfinance ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 43158-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9145
Approval Date 25 May 2010
Geographical Location Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Small and medium enterprise development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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