Empowerment - Kenya
Quick information guide
Kenya Government’s leads by example in Gender Equality and Women Empowerment. It has established a Women Enterprise Fund
to provide accessible and affordable credit to support women start and/or expand business for wealth and employment creation.
Loans provided by the Fund:
- Constituency women enterprise scheme
- LPO Financing
- Bill bond Financing; and
- Sacco lending
- Capacity building
- Market support; and
Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs.
Directorate of Youth Affairs.
P.O. Box 34303-00100.
Empowernment Programmes for Women In Kenya
Women in the Kenyan contribute significantly to the economy of the country both directly or indirectly and therefore stirring up the economy out of such a high poverty index would need measures put in place for economic empowerment of Kenyan women.
The government of Kenya has established funds and policies such as the 30% procurement allocation for all government tenders so that more women may have an entry chance in such a competitive space. Private Sector Organisations have also set up programmes to empower women.