Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi)

2020 Annual Report

2020 was a year like no other. Women entrepreneurs around the world have been deeply impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. This report shows how We-Fi is supporting these women not just to survive the crisis, but to thrive with greater long-term resilience. By working to improve women’s access to finance, markets, networks, and information, We-Fi is helping them fulfill their potential and become engines of economic growth and job creation.

Download Full Report

PREVIOUS REPORTS:

“The COVID-19 crisis has demanded rapid response, and We-Fi’s Implementing Partners have answered with increased action to finance, build skills, and level the playing field for women entrepreneurs.”

– Wendy Teleki, Head of the We-Fi Secretariat

WE FINANCE:

BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS

We-Fi is on a mission to break down these barriers and help women entrepreneurs in developing countries advance their businesses and uplift their communities. Within three years of its launch in 2017, We-Fi has allocated nearly $300 million in donor contributions to programs that are mobilizing an additional $3 billion to benefit close to 130,000 WSMEs in 39 countries worldwide. We-Fi’s footprint will expand to over 60 countries in the coming years.

TOTAL ALLOCATION

300

US DOLLARS

PLANNED ACTIVITIES IN

60

COUNTRIES

REACHING OVER

130,000

WSMEs

BROAD GLOBAL REACH

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT

WE-FI IMPLEMENTING PARTNERS