SOUTH AFRICAN RESOURCE PORTAL

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Promoting socio-economic development, advancement and empowerment of South African women;
giving them dignity and meaning through advocacy and thought leadership.

Microfinance  is the provision of a range of high quality financial services and other products to poor borrowers on a sustainable basis for productive income-generating activities.

The Development Caravan is a synchronized poverty eradication system for local communities in nodal areas to mobilize support  and catalyse community self organization through targeting households with a basket of services and stakeholder engagement.

The Academy aims to be the “go to” institution for skills training for poverty reduction programmes  especially in development microfinance , linking households to socio-economic resources, enterprise development , basic ICT’s and taking digitisation to the rural poor.

WDB INVESTMENT HOLDING (PTY) LTD

WDB IH is a fully women led and managed investment holding company with 20 years investment experience in South Africa across many sectors  and industries.The management team has a combined finance and investment experience in excess of 40 years.

The current investment portfolio of WDB IH comprises mainly listed , blue chip, large-caps, with a sprinkling  of unlisted mid-caps and private equity fund investments.

INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES

  • To create revenue streams for the financial sustainability of the WDB Trust programmes;
  • To re-invest for long-term growth of the company;
  • To capitalize the company’s subsidiary loan funds.
ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT FUND (EDF)

This is a fund to fill in the ‘missing middle’ loan size for entrepreneurial small business women.

OBJECTIVES

  • To upscale growing micro-entrepreneurs
  • To create sustainable business
  • To provide appropriate technical support services through specialist agencies
  • To re-invest capital for further of business.
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