The group of seven most industrialized countries, G7 has given $251 Million in aid to support women entrepreneurs in Africa.
The G7 is made up of United States, Germany, Japan, Canada, Italy, United Kingdom, and France.
The French president, Emmanuel Macron announced the donation during the 2019 G7 Summit in France at a press conference with president of the African Development Bank(AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina and African music icon, Angelique Kidjo.
Today’s Echo gathers that the funds will go to AFAWA, a special initiatove set up by the AfDB.
AFAWA is a pan-African initiative to close the $42bn gender credit gap for women enterprises in Africa.