Federation of National Associations of Women in Business in Eastern and Southern Africa (FEMCOM) is a COMESA institution, established in July 1993 under Article 155 of the COMESA Treaty.
FEMCOM has national chapters in all the 19 COMESA region countries namely: Burundi, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Djibouti, Egypt, ,Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe
WHAT DOES FEMCOM DO?
To be recognized worldwide as one of the most effective organisations promoting the interests of women entrepreneurs in Africa.
FEMCOM has 6 Strategic Priorities in line with its 2009 - 2014 Medium Term Strategic Plan:
1. Strengthening FEMCOM for Long-term Sustainability 2. Resource Mobilisation 3. Up-scaling capacity for women in business 4. Increase Trade & Investment Facilitation 5. Enhancing Access to Credit and Capital for Women in Business 6. Forster Influential Policies to Empower Women in Busines