UN celebrates progress in gender equality and sets out the next steps
The United Nations headquarters has been dressed since last Monday with the bright colors of the costumes of hundreds of women and men from all over the world under one banner, that of equality. Until March 24, New York is hosting the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (the CSW61), despite the snowstorm that has hit the city over the last few days.
BBVAMF women: entrepreneurs in a present with a future
Latin America is a place with great difficulties for women, especially in financial inclusion, development, participation in the labor market and education. In a region with 168 million people living in poverty, according to CEPAL figures, more than half being women, entrepreneurship becomes a key factor for progress and advancement.
Banco ADOPEM contributes to the progress of women entrepreneurs in the beauty sector
Banco ADOPEM has hosted a day of activities targeting its women customers with small businesses in the beauty sector. Under the slogan “Impulsando el futuro de los negocios de Bellezas” (“Promoting the future of beauty businesses”), the women entrepreneurs attended themed sessions on motivation and business management. Rommy Grullón, Marketing manager of Star Products, gave […]
Advances in gender equality would accelerate the eradication of poverty
Only 30% of the world’s businesses are in the hands of women, and their companies are usually the smallest. Gender gaps occur on a worldwide scale and are particularly pronounced in developing economies. In Latin America, one third of women depend on other people, generally men, to be able to subsist. Female entrepreneurship is a […]
31% of Financiera Confianza’s female customers rose out of poverty in 2015 thanks to their entrepreneurship
Over 33,000 of Financiera’s female entrepreneurs rose out of poverty in 2015 by running an enterprise with the support of the bank. This represents 31% of its female clientele and an increase of 6% in this indicator compared to 2014.
68% of Banco ADOPEM’s portfolio are women
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Banco ADOPEM reports that 68% of its loan customers are women
ADOPEM celebrates “Mother’s Day” with activities promoting household saving
Banco ADOPEM has celebrated “Mother’s Day” with its female clients to teach them to design a better family budget that promotes saving through inexpensive and nutritious menus. More than 500 female clients of the bank took part in talks and cooking demos. At the “Mother’s Day” celebration, Banco Adopem’s female clients received advice with different […]
ADOPEM celebrates mothers’ day with a talk about Personal Finances.
Credit and Savings Bank ADOPEM, S.A. celebrated the mothers’ day with the attendance of more than 800 female clients of different branches in the National District and the country’s inland. Ms Claribel Díaz de Hernández led the event and praised each participant for her dedication as a mother and as an entrepreneur in successful microfinance […]
Entrepreneur mothers in Chile
Almost 600 thousand Chilean women have turned entrepreneurship into their main economic activity. 87% of them are mothers and more than 270 thousand belong to the 60% sector of the population with lowest incomes. These are some of the statistics that Emprende Microfinanzas has shared during the celebration of Mother’s Day at the beginning of […]