Friday, December 08, 2006

Who is supporting our black woman entrepreneurs?

With competition hotting up between South African banks and their international counterparts wanting a piece of the pie, I find it surprising to say the least that most SA banks are still ignoring black woman entrepreneurs.

The informal sector is growing at break neck speed and woman of all colors and creeds are playing a major part in this. When will someone step up to the plate and create a win-win solution for this ignorance that is against everything that our new South Africa stands for?

This latest report from the word bank found that up to 1 Million businesses run by black woman are still without any finance. Are the banks really still so ignorant as to not realize that a small risk taken today may result in return clientèle for life?

Full article here


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