WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE IMPACT INVESTMENT (WAII) FACILITY
The Women in Agriculture Impact Investment Facility (WAII) is a blended finance program that addresses challenges of access to finance for Agri-SMEs using a gender lens approach. Finding XY established the Women in Agriculture Impact Investment (WAII) Facility to accelerate early growth stage of SMEs investment using a blend of instruments and a gender lens approach through bridge financing cover and loan-discount approach using Covid relief investment support. The facility seeks to empower women by facilitating investment in inclusive business models that increase women’s leadership in business and engage women more in supply chains that offer income-generating opportunities to increase productivity and improve household livelihoods.
The WAII facility provides one-on-one business advisory services and investment for female-led Agri-SMEs. Please fill out this form to enable our team assess your eligibility to the facility. If selected, we will invite you to a pre-assessment call to understand your enterprise more. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
The Women in Agriculture Impact Investment facility (WAII) Facility call for applications that commenced in June 2022 is still open to receive applications from female-led enterprises across the agricultural sector. Finding XY established the Women in Agriculture Impact Investment (WAII) facility to accelerate investment to a community of female-led Agri-SMEs, across the value chain using a blend of instruments and a gender lens approaches. At Finding XY, we believe every entrepreneur should be supported. From our experience, entrepreneurs regardless of where they come from, almost face the same challenges. We offer opportunities for anyone that wants to create change.
Through the facility successful businesses will benefit from:
1. Low risk Investment from Impact Investors. Minimum USD 50K and above.
2. Tailored business advisory and Deal closure support with our expert team.
3. New partnerships and network growth.
By Eddie Sembatya Chief Operations Officer-Finding XY Senior Program Manager, WAII Facility A sustainable business,…