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outcome EGY_D_2.1XM-DAC-41146-EGY_D_2.1

More women own, launch and/or better manage micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in different sectors

Outcome details
SDG slignment
SDG Goal
SDG Goal
SDG Goal
Impact areas
Impact areas
Women’s economic empowerment
Organizational outputs
Organizational outputs
Access to services, goods and resources
Policy marker GENDER EQUALITY
Humanitarian scope No
UN system function Capacity development and technical assistance Direct support and service delivery Support functions
Outcome Description

The focus is on supporting clusters of women entrepreneurs and on supporting women’s engagement in high-growth economic sectors of the Egyptian economy through a variety of interventions, including affirmative procurement and supply chain policies and actions, capacity development of women entrepreneurs, provision of tools of production, tailored financial and business development services in addition to global market linkages. This output will be implemented in partnership with the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency (MSMEDA), National Council for Women, Central Bank of Egypt, business accelerators and incubators and private sector companies.

UN Partners
UN Partner
UNICEF
Resources
$2.51 M Planned Budget
$1.56 M Actual Budget
$2.51 M Planned Budget
$1.56 M Actual Budget and Shortfall
$1.15 M Expenses
Funding Partners Other Resources (Non-Core)/ Funding Partners: Total Other Resources (Non-Core) $1,563,031
Outcome Indicator and Results Plan Period : 2018-2022
OUTCOME EGY_D_2.1

More women own, launch and/or better manage micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in different sectors

EGY_D_2.1A
Number of women with established linkages to markets
2022 Result 127
2017
Baseline
0 0
2018
Milestone
- -
Result
30 30
2019
Milestone
- -
Result
75 75
2020
Milestone
- -
Result
545 545
2021
Milestone
- -
Result
76 76
2022
Target
50 50
Result
127 127
EGY_D_2.1B
Number of women with increased employment opportunities
2022 Result 1304
2017
Baseline
25586 25586
2018
Milestone
- -
Result
703 703
2019
Milestone
- -
Result
75 75
2020
Milestone
- -
Result
176 176
2021
Milestone
- -
Result
496 496
2022
Target
25836 25836
Result
1304 1304
EGY_D_2.1C
Percentage of target women reporting improved business environment and accessibility to support services.
2022 Result 0
2020
Baseline
0 0
2021
Milestone
50 50
Result
0 0
2022
Target
- -
Result
0 0
SP_D_0.4.3
Number of countries where multi-sectoral systems, strategies or programs are implemented to advance women’s equal access to and use of services, goods and/resources, including social protection (CO)

Complementary indicators are identified as those in the results framework that are not repeated verbatim in the results framework of another United Nations entity, but are related or provide different but complementary lenses or insights into the same issue, high-level result and/or area of complementary work, such as a Sustainable Development Goal target.

Complementary
sdg
UNICEF
2022 Result True
Baseline
- -
2022
Target
- -
Result
True True
SP_D_2.2A
SP 3.9.1: Number of women with strengthened capacities and skills to participate in the economy, including as entrepreneurs, with UN-Women's support
2022 Result N/A
Baseline
- -
2018
Milestone
500 500
Result
703 703
2019
Milestone
- -
Result
350 350
2020
Milestone
- -
Result
430 430
2021
Target
- -
Result
1228 1228
SP_D_2.2B
SP 3.9.2: Number of women entrepreneurs supported to access finance and gender-responsive financial products and services, with UN-Women's support
2022 Result N/A
Baseline
- -
2018
Milestone
75 75
Result
0 0
2019
Milestone
- -
Result
50 50
2020
Milestone
- -
Result
140 140
2021
Target
- -
Result
661 661
SP_D_2.2C
SP 3.9.3: Number of government entities, companies, and/or international organizations that develop and/or implement gender-responsive procurement policies, with UN-Women's support
2022 Result N/A
Baseline
- -
2018
Milestone
1 1
Result
0 0
2019
Milestone
- -
Result
0 0
2020
Milestone
- -
Result
13 13
2021
Target
- -
Result
0 0
SP_D_2.2D
SP 3.9.4: Number of national and international signatories to the Women Empowerment Principles
2022 Result N/A
Baseline
- -
2018
Milestone
- -
Result
4 4
2019
Milestone
- -
Result
2 2
2020
Milestone
- -
Result
10 10
2021
Target
- -
Result
6 6
SP_D_2.2E
SP 3.9.5: Number of countries developing and/or implementing gender-responsive fiscal stimulus packages for COVID-19 economic response and recovery, with UN-Women’s support.
2022 Result N/A
Baseline
- -
2020
Milestone
- -
Result
NA NA
2021
Target
- -
Result
False False
Output Indicator and Results
OUTPUT EGY_D_2.1.1

The technical knowledge, skills and abilities of women entrepreneurs to access financial (inter alia credit, savings, mobile payments, insurance) and non-financial services, including technology, and to invest in economically viable projects is strengthened.

Planned Budget: $2.53 M
Actual Budget and Shortfall: $1.76 M
Expenses: $1.32 M
EGY_D_2.1.1A
Number of women who set up their income generating projects and/or scaled them up through their access to financial and/or non financial services
2022 Result -
2017
Baseline
7000 7000
2018
Milestone
- -
Result
22 22
2019
Milestone
1000 1000
Result
0 0
2020
Milestone
350 350
Result
5 5
2022
Target
7250 7250
Result
- -
EGY_D_2.1.1B
Number of women entrepreneurs and VSLA members receiving training in(Financial Literacy, Social Empowerment, Start and PLAN your business)
2022 Result 896
2018
Baseline
18,000 18,000
2019
Milestone
260 260
Result
300 300
2020
Milestone
300 300
Result
430 430
2021
Milestone
800 800
Result
694 694
2022
Target
470 470
Result
896 896
EGY_D_2.1.1C
Number of private sector companies in Egypt that signed the WEPs
2022 Result 12
2017
Baseline
0 0
2018
Milestone
- -
Result
4 4
2019
Milestone
2 2
Result
0 0
2021
Milestone
2 2
Result
7 7
2022
Target
6 6
Result
12 12
EGY_D_2.1.1D
Number of trainees employed as result of training
2022 Result N/A
2017
Baseline
0 0
2019
Target
30 30
Result
75 75
EGY_D_2.1.1E
Number of workshops held with women's organizations
2022 Result N/A
2017
Baseline
0 0
2019
Target
3 3
Result
False False
SP_D_0.4.d
Number of women accessing information, goods, resources and/or services through UNW supported platforms and programs in humanitarian and development settings (CO, HQ)
2022 Result 10000
Baseline
- -
2022
Target
- -
Result
10000 10000
OUTPUT EGY_D_2.1.2

Rural women are socially and economically empowered through their ownership and participation in local Savings Groups (SGs), collectively accessing financial services and digital inclusion, and women led clusters/enterprises are better integrated into existing value chains and markets which ensure their enhanced competitiveness as economic providers in their families and communities.

Planned Budget: $3.92 M
Actual Budget and Shortfall: $2.28 M
Expenses: $1.94 M
EGY_D_2.1.2A
Number of marginalized and displaced women with income-generating ventures
2022 Result -
2017
Baseline
17 17
2018
Milestone
- -
Result
116 116
2020
Milestone
10 10
Result
0 0
2022
Target
142 142
Result
- -
EGY_D_2.1.2B
Number of marginalized and displaced women with capacities built and awareness raised in various topics such as SGBV, vocational training, project management etc.
2022 Result -
2017
Baseline
350 350
2018
Milestone
- -
Result
650 650
2020
Milestone
10 10
Result
10 10
2022
Target
1850 1850
Result
- -
EGY_D_2.1.2C
Number of marginalized and displaced women with access to new sources of income
2022 Result True
2017
Baseline
30 30
2018
Milestone
- -
Result
144 144
2020
Milestone
yes yes
Result
True True
2021
Milestone
yes yes
Result
False False
2022
Target
180 180
Result
True True
EGY_D_2.1.2D
Operational guidelines for the SGs methodology is developed
2022 Result True
2020
Baseline
no no
2020
Milestone
yes yes
Result
True True
2021
Milestone
yes yes
Result
True True
2022
Target
yes yes
Result
True True
EGY_D_2.1.2E
Digital solutions developed to support digital transactions for SGs members
2022 Result 170
2020
Baseline
no no
2020
Milestone
yes yes
Result
True True
2021
Milestone
1600 1600
Result
4 4
2022
Target
400 400
Result
170 170
EGY_D_2.1.2F
Number of savings groups formed and scaled up and % in total savings.
2022 Result 2175
2019
Baseline
0 0
2021
Milestone
40000 40000
Result
0 0
2022
Target
4000 4000
Result
2175 2175
EGY_D_2.1.2G
Number of national stakeholders whose capacities were strengthened to advance women’s financial inclusion.
2022 Result 6
2020
Baseline
0 0
2021
Milestone
20 20
Result
True True
2022
Target
3 3
Result
6 6
SP_D_0.4.d
Number of women accessing information, goods, resources and/or services through UNW supported platforms and programs in humanitarian and development settings (CO, HQ)
2022 Result 6664
Baseline
- -
2022
Target
- -
Result
6664 6664
Strategic Note Outcome Progress Note Showing data of : 2022

More women own, launch and/or better manage micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in different sectors

Through different UN Women Egypt programmes including Global Affairs Canada, Sida JP, and KOICA, 30 additional companies in Egypt signed the WEPs CEO Statement of Support that makes the total number of WEPs signatories increase by 50% too reach a total of 72 companies in 2022. This includes the Financial Regulartory Authority (FRA) which includes a pool of financial and insurance companies which is the first financial authority worldwide to adopt and promote the WEPs among its members. Results include supporting number of companies to review their policies, conduct their gender gap analysis, and develop their relative action plans. Currently, more focused support is tailored to provide companies with policies on harassment in the workplace and more HR tailored support and gender & marketing training based on the individual companies' action plan. In connection to this, UN Women through Sida Decent Work and KOICA funded programmes, supported companies to commit to the WEPs principles 1 and 4 to promote women on corporate boards and in leadership positions in addition to promoting a gender sensitive workplaces and availing equal training opportunities for women employees through the collaboration with the AUC where women employees had access to 50% scholarship to be trained on: Finance for non Financers, Advanced Management, Digital Marketing, Executive Leadership, Management for first time managers and Human Capital Certificate. In 2022, 74 women emloyees received trainings and some were promoted to senior management level, out of which around 35.15% are funded by their companies (most of which are WEPs signatories). This includes provision of board placement advocacy resulting in nominating 180 candidates to 36 EGX companies, additional 10 candidates to Archer Finance, and another 13 candidates to Beltone Financial Holding .
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