Invest In Your Financial Future With #FundHer

By participating in this initiative, women-led businesses and entrepreneurs will have access to capital that creates abundance and transforms their future, families, and communities. 

 AFAWA, in partnership with PAWA Africa and Akiba Digital, are running a flagship initiative by the African Development Bank committed to investing women entrepreneurs in South Africa. As a champion for women, we provide financial tools, advisory, and collaborative support tailored for Women-Owned Small and Medium Enterprises (WSMEs). Our goal is to facilitate the financial inclusion of WSMEs into the mainstream economy and empower them economically.

Why Choose Us

Let Us Help You Get Funded.

Taking part in the #FundHER initiative will enable financial accessibility and facilitate financial inclusion for women- owned and women-led businesses


We would like to invite you to become a part of #FundHer. To get started, fill out our application form.


Get onboarded with Akiba’s “Insyts Platform” to receive credit scoring facilities and to track the financial goals you have set for yourself.


We provide financial advisory support & facilitated funding opportunities.  “Insyts” lending partners include Retail Capital, Retail Capital, Lulalend, Fundrr and many more.

Eligibility Criteria

Women Owned/Women-Led Firm


Business founded by woman
≥51% owned by


≥20% – 30% women in senior


Learn more about AFAWA’s Women Entrepreneurship Enablers

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