Updated Jun 28, 2020

Digital Sub-Wallets for Increased Financial Empowerment of Women

Part of CARE

Joyce Muzuma

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Increase ability to participate equally in existing markets; to access opportunities to the job, control over their own time and lives. to participation in economic development from their house and international institutions.

Lauren Hendricks and team at CARE in Uganda and Tanzania will analyze whether motivating women to use mobile financial technology increases their involvement in making household financial decisions, and subsequently improves family health and education. They will develop mobile money subwallets for specific purposes such as school fees and pregnancy so that women can more securely manage their ...
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Lauren Hendricks and team at CARE in Uganda and Tanzania will analyze whether motivating women to use mobile financial technology increases their involvement in making household financial decisions, and subsequently improves family health and education. They will develop mobile money subwallets for specific purposes such as school fees and pregnancy so that women can more securely manage their savings. They will also work with influential members of a subset of households to help promote gender equality and develop a consensus towards a household financial action plan.
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Stage 3: Proof of Concept

Focus Areas:

Gender, Digital Finance and Entrepreneurship

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Implemented In:

Uganda and Tanzania

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Countries Implemented In

Problem

poverty, gender gap, Illiteracy, lack of opportunities such as employment and leadership for women and girls.

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Solution

educate women and girls to lift their self esteem and confidence, help them with business skills such as small rest orate, clothing, vegetable gardens, small markets, open small stores, digital development skills to sale and find something through internet and phones, and develop communication skills to the officials and NGOs. Empower them with finance after giving them education and business skills. they can use funds for tuition and hospital care when needed.

Target Beneficiaries

women and girls

Mission and Vision

To achieve gender equality, by giving women and girls education,tools and business skills, to promote full and productive employment and decent work for all to reduce poverty, and to promoting digital development skills to increase their communication to the community and government officials.

Competitive Advantage

the economy will improve because of women empowerment
Funding Goal300,000
Projected Cumulative Lives Impacted800,000

Milestone

Jun 2020
New Country Implemented In
Uganda and Tanzania
Jun 2020
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