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Latin America and the Caribbean
I am a Woman (2016-)

 

 

Date: 2016-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: Social program of financial inclusion aimed at the initiatives of women who develop or wish to undertake socio-productive activities individually or collectively, to overcome poverty and contribute to the economic development of the country. The program aims to finance and strengthen the independence of the Venezuelan woman and protect the family economy.
   

Characteristics

Target population: Adult women, venezuelan or foreign residents, who develop or wish to undertake socio-productive activities individually or collectively.
Area of intervention: 1) Support for independent work
Geographic scale: National
Targeting method: 1) Means test
2) Categorical
Instrument of selection: Census of women who are productive or in vulnerable conditions.
Comments: The entrepreneurship must be in its initial or start-up phase (up to 3 years of operation) and it must have the physical space necessary to carry out the socio-productive activity.
   

Institutionality

Legal framework:
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Popular Power for Women and Gender Equality.
Executing organization(s): Ministry of Popular Power for Women and Gender Equality with the support of public banks (Banco Venezuela, Banco Bicentenario and Banco del Tesoro).
   

1) Delivery of Credits

Recipient(s): Entrepreneurial women, especially in vulnerable situations.
Periodicity of delivery: Single transfer (100% of the approved amount of the credit is paid).
Recipient of the transfer: Direct participant
Comments: After evaluation of the project proposal, the credits have a maximum term of 5 years to be paid, with a six-month grace period.
Description: Delivery of credits destined to finance the capital to work, such as the purchase and / or acquisition of merchandise, material, supplies and inventory or raw material; acquisition of fixed assets such as equipment, goods, work tools, among others; and for the acquisition, purchase and processing of protein of animal origin / livestock.
Amount : The amount will depend on the qualitative-quantitative analysis of the applicant, its viability and the productive analysis of the activity.

 

 

 

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