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 institutions (MFIs), and banks; (ii) organize training targeting the specific needs of women entrepreneurs for SIDBI partner MFIs, nonbanking financial companies (NBFCs) and banks; (iii) support SIDBI retailers in addressing the specific needs and constraints faced by low-income women entrepreneurs in accessing financial services; and (iv) establish a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system to assess the results of financed activities under this grant.
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|Supporting Microentrepreneurship for Women's Empowerment||Apr 2010|
|Supporting Microentrepreneurship for Women's Empowerment||Sep 2009|
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