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Women Enterprise Fund

Women Enterprise Fund is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency in the Ministry of Devolution and Planning (formelry in the  Ministry of Gender, Children & Social Development)established in August 2007, to provide accessible and affordable credit to support women start and/or expand business for wealth and employment creation. 

The Fund also provides business support services such as capacity building,marketing, promotion of linkages and infrastructure support.  It is a flagship project under the social pillar in Vision 2030 and therefore a demonstration of the Kenya Government’s commitment to the realization of the Millennium Development Goal on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (MDG 3).

  1. Background
In the year 2003 CDF (Constituency Development Fund) was established by an act of parliament in Kenya. It is administered by a 15 member committee at the constituency level. Eight years after commencement of CDF, its organization and Distribution. The aim of the CDF funds is to propel Westlands as a force in trade and commerce, higher education, agriculture, Infrastructure, technology, and virtually every other aspect of human creativity to foster growth and development. A strategy that encompasses transformation of Westlands Constituency, Better education; Vibrant health systems; extensive physical infrastructure; robust public service; Sustainable peace, security and the rule of law; affirmative action for the marginalized Citizens such as youth and women; integrity in the management of public assets; and Protection of natural resources