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Grooming Centre wins best financier for women entrepreneurs award

By  Maria Diamond
23 September 2023   |   1:54 am
Grooming Centre, a leading microfinance institution dedicated to empowering Small and Medium Enterprises, (SMEs) has won the prestigious 2023 Global SME Finance Awards as Best Financier for Women Entrepreneurs category.

Godwin Nwabunka

Grooming Centre, a leading microfinance institution dedicated to empowering Small and Medium Enterprises, (SMEs) has won the prestigious 2023 Global SME Finance Awards as Best Financier for Women Entrepreneurs category.

  
This recognition marks another significant milestone for Grooming Centre and highlights its commitment to supporting women entrepreneurs and their businesses.
  
Organised by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and the SME Finance Forum, the Global SME Finance Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in delivering exceptional financial products and services to SME clients.
  
Endorsed by the G20’s Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), these awards honour financial institutions and fintech companies that have demonstrated remarkable dedication to SMEs.
  
Launched in 2018 and now in its sixth year, the Global SME Finance Awards capture the effective and successful practices of financiers, honouring the innovative products and services for SME clients that have achieved impressive results in expanding finance and services to SMEs, and the institutions that undertake those efforts.
  
Grooming Centre’s recognition in the Best Financier for Women Entrepreneurs category underscores the institution’s unwavering commitment to fostering gender-inclusive financial services.
  
This accolade acknowledges the significant impact of Grooming Centre’s SME Loan product, which empowers women entrepreneurs by providing access to credit facilities up to N10 million, at one of the best interest rates in the industry.
  
Speaking on this prestigious recognition, the Chief Executive Officer, Grooming Centre, Dr. Godwin Nwabunka said: “We are immensely honoured to receive this Honourable Mention at the 2023 Global SME Finance Awards. We will continue to innovate and provide tailored financial solutions that empower SMEs and foster economic growth.”