Establishment of the Zimbabwe Women's Micro Finance Bank

Ministry of Women's Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Women constitute 52% of Zimbabwe's population and coincidentally, the majority of cultural and creative industries' practitioners are women. The bank specifically provides funding for women's business ventures and projects. Accessing such funding through modest loans are women cultural practitioners and artists.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Funding opportunities for women in business including those operating in cultural and creative industries up-scaling the diversity of aesthetic and cultural expressions as well.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
National Handicraft Centre
Public Sector
Zimbabwe Women's Bureau
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Zimbabwe Women's Resource Centre and Network
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Women's Coalition of Zimbabwe
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Musasa Project
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)