Ecobank Transnational Incorporated - Building A Better Africa: Elevating Women Through Finance Movemeback African event cover image


Ecobank in partnership with the New African magazine will launch on November 27, a webinar focusing on the issues of Access to Finance. Held under the theme: Elevating Women through Finance, the webinar will coincide with the launch of Ecobank’s ELLE program, which will see a $100M loan book dedicated to women run businesses.


Ecobank aims to offer women an end-to-end partnership in which they can gain access to not only financial services, but also financial education, information on products and services, networks and recognition. With this in mind, Ecobank is launching ELLE program that delivers on access to finance that is  collateral-light and focus on sectors that are relevant to women and predominantly driven/operated by women.

About Ecobank Transnational Incorporated

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (Ecobank) is the leading pan-African bank, providing wholesale, retail, investment and transaction banking services and products to governments, financial institutions, multinationals, international organisations, medium, small and micro businesses and individuals. With operations in 36 countries, Ecobank has a larger African footprint than any other bank in the world.

The dual objective of Ecobank is to consolidate a modern pan-African bank and to contribute to the economic development and financial integration of the continent. Ecobank offers a natural advantage with its unmatched pan-African banking competencies, built up over the last 25 years. Marshalling its impressively broad presence, its proficiency and its performance, the bank is intent on delivering sustainable returns and playing a catalytic role in the transformation of Africa. It continues to play a pivotal role as a recognised pioneer in financial integration and inclusive banking.