African Network for Support to Women Entrepreneurs (ANSWE)

Réseau africain pour le soutien à l'entrepreneuriat féminin (RASEF)

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1994-11-18 Dakar Senegal


18 Nov 1994, Dakar (Senegal), at a business forum organized in conjunction with 5th African Women's Conference.


Promote inter-African commerce and South-South commerce; create support structures for women entrepreneurs in both formal and informal sectors; facilitate members' access to bank credit and other sources of finance, in particular through new and original financial structures oriented towards female business; assist members in promoting and developing economic activities bringing in revenue for their operators; ensure follow-up and development of contacts, business relationships and cooperative links among members; promote African products and protection of the environment.


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General Assembly (annual), comprising up to 5 representatives of each national network. International Bureau (meets twice a year), comprising President, 5 Vice-Presidents, Secretary-General, 3 Assistant Secretaries-General, Treasurer-General, 3 Assistant Treasurers-General, Secretary for International Relations, 3 Assistant Secretaries for International Relations, Organization Secretary and 3 Assistant Organization Secretaries. Executive Committee. Executive Secretariat. Technical commissions.


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GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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