The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has invested $56 million in Global IME Bank to enhance access to finance for small businesses, especially women-owned firms, and to promote climate-friendly projects in Nepal. It will help address the SME finance gap, support recovery from the pandemic, and contribute to climate mitigation efforts, with 50% of the funds allocated to climate and gender financing. This is the first gender financing initiative by a development bank in Nepal.
Global IME Bank customers can now also enjoy a 15% discount on Daraz when shopping online through Daraz’s DMall Section. This offer is valid till 30 April. Debit card users can save up to Rs500 (10% discount) and up to Rs750 (15% discount) for credit card users.