Hanoi, 29 October 2020 – CARE, Mastercard, VPBank, WISE, and Canal Circle today announced the Ignite initiative in Vietnam – a new partnership focused on promoting the empowerment of women entrepreneurs. This multilateral partnership will accelerate the growth of economy-changing businesses while advancing financial security and also promoting inclusive growth through prioritized actions to enable women entrepreneurs to thrive.

With women-led micro and small enterprises playing a major role in the Vietnamese economy, the initiative offers unparalleled solutions including both financial and non-financial services for women entrepreneurs.

Read the full press release here and see photos of the event here.