Institutions and agencies involved
Women, Working age group
The project aims to formalize the small enterprise of beneficiaries and give them the possibility of ensuring an activity that generates incomes.
Targeting and eligiblity
Households with a women head of the household that have a productive and/or comercial activity.
Coverage and other information
Type of benefits
Amount of benefits
i) Urban: Microcredits between 5000 and 25.000 Gourdes; the annual interest rate is of 6%; ii) Rural: micro-credits of 5,000 Gourdes; the annual interest rate is of 6%; In both case five persons form a deposit group that guarantee the credits and insure a better refund rate.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
i) Urban: The credits are given for a period between 6 to 12 months; ii) Rural: The microcredit is given for a maximum period of 6 months.