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Promoting Gender Inclusivity in Financial Services

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Uganda Central Cooperative Finance Services Ltd - UCCFS

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Africa: Uganda


$ 472,500
€ 450 000


Bilateral Aid: Sida/Civsam


Banking & Financial Services, Insurance

Type of Activity

Administrative and support service activities, Budget support (Grants or Direct Financing)

Project Objectives

To empower women and young people with equal opportunities and increased rights of access to land and other productive resources through financial services. Increase uptake of micro insurance products and services among the 492 SACCOs by establishing linkages and partnerships for insurance.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG3 - Good Health and Well-Being
SDG10 - Reduced Inequalities
SDG17 - Partnership for The Goals

Local stakeholders

Members of cooperative bank

Key Tags

Gender, Inequalities, Youth