December 6, 2022

GOL And World Bank Sign Over US$44-Million Financing Agreement

Government and World Bank sign over US$44-million financing agreement geared towards enhancing women’s empowerment and improving access to livelihoods

Government and World Bank sign over US$44-million financing agreement geared towards enhancing women’s empowerment and improving access to livelihoods

The Liberian government through the Ministry of Gender is expected to implement the Empowerment project, with technical support from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Education.

Making remarks at the signing ceremony Monday in Monrovia, World Bank Country Manager to Liberia, Dr. Khwina Nthara said the project will support positive changes in social norms, behavior and attitude that create a conducive and social environment for women and girls in Liberia.

Also speaking, Finance Minister Samuel Tweh noted that capacity building for women is the best way of sustaining their livelihoods.

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