Economy / Employment - Lebanon

Strengthening Lebanon's Economy by Supporting Women Entrepreneurs

19.05.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

During the last few years, the Lebanese economy has been affected negatively, both by the global economic crisis, and the civil war in neighbouring Syria.This case study focuses on the experiences of nine Lebanese microfinance institutions (MFIs) who partnered with the Lebanon Investment in Microfinance (LIM) Program to improve women’s access to finance in Lebanon. It highlights the impact of supporting women in entrepreneurship on poverty and for stabilizing a struggling economy.


  • Type of publication : Thematic report
  • Author : James Dailey
  • Publishing house : Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA)
  • Publication date : 2015
  • Number of pages : 11
  • Language : English


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