World Council of Credit Unions hiring a Technical Consultant-Gender.
USAID’s Office of Gender Equity and Women’s Empowerment (USAID/GenDev), WOCCU will develop and pilot a new Gender Lens Investment (GLI) Accelerator Kit that credit unions worldwide can integrate and use to connect women entrepreneurs with needed capital. Working with the Union of Mutuals of the Partnership for the Mobilization of Savings and Credit in Senegal (PAMECAS), a credit union association and implementation partner in Senegal, WOCCU will design and deliver a customized set of tools for credit unions to de-risk lending to women entrepreneurs and increase their access to capital.
The GLI centered implementation approach to this activity aims to:
Increase capital access for under-served women entrepreneurs by increasing the percentage of women accessing credit in Senegal’s credit unions, which are in PAMECAS’ network;
Increase performance of loans given to women in Senegalese credit union networks by