This report draws on a consultations with communities and key stakeholders to understand current income generation activities undertaken by women and identified areas of women’s current work where future investments could be made. It identifies additional economic opportunities, in which women were not currently engaged, but may have the potential to increase women’s income and Livelihood options.
The report explores and identifies marketing opportunities for women to sell their goods and/or services in Kiribati, as well as in regional and international markets where relevant.
Through the study’s consultations, the viability of microcredit was explored and recommendations are made based on the study’s findings. Current policies and systems regarding the business environment in Kiribati were assessed to understand whether they are in place to support the activities recommended in the study.