Women’s World Banking

Women’s World Banking is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic support.The Women’s World Banking network serves 24 million micro-entrepreneurs in 32 countries worldwide, of which 80% are women. It is the largest global network of microfinance institutions and banks in terms of number of clients, and the only one that explicitly designates women in poverty as the focus of its mission.

Founded 1979; 44 years ago
Founders Esther Afua Ocloo,
Ela Bhatt,
Michaela Walsh
Legal status 501(c)(3)
Focus Low-income women
Headquarters New York City, New York, U.S.
Coordinates 40.751330°N 73.976450°W
Method Microfinance
President, Chief Executive Officer
Mary Ellen Iskenderian
Website www.womensworldbanking.org

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