The Global Credit Union Podcast – Episode 29: GWLN 2023 Empowerment Grant winners

CHIMGEE , NERGUI (September 21, 2023) — Partnership Specialist at the Mongolian National Confederation of Credit Unions, and Violet Ndungu, CEO of Muki SACCO in Kenya, are the Global Women’s Leadership Network’s (GWLN) 2023 Empowerment Grant recipients. They were selected from four finalists who gave presentations on their Empowerment Grant proposals during the GWLN Forum at the 2023 World Credit Union Conference in Vancouver, Canada.

Both women are the featured guests on Episode 29 of The Global Credit Union Podcast to discuss being awarded $10,000 each to implement projects aimed at helping rural farmers and agricultural producers earn more income—and do it in a more climate resilient way—through credit unions.


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World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development platform for credit unions. World Council promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation. Its technical assistance programs introduce new tools and technologies to strengthen credit unions' financial performance and increase their outreach. World Council has implemented 300+ technical assistance programs in 90 countries. Worldwide, 82,758 credit unions in 97 countries serve 404 million people. Learn more about World Council's impact around the world at


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