The Canadian Trade and Investment Facility for Development (CTIF) prioritises trade and investment-related policy reforms that are aligned with Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.
During the Covid pandemic, many small businesses in Indonesia became extra vulnerable. Especially women-led micro and small businesses felt the consequences of lock-downs. How can women continue their income generation, while being restricted in their movement? Can business be combined with home and child care?
One solution is to promote business digitisation. MDF provided support to the Persepi business incubator. We developed modules on how to create and manage an online business, conduct digital marketing, and pursue environmentally sustainable business practices. We trained trainers who gave hands-on support to women-led SMEs.