WIDU.africa is a project commissioned by German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH - the German Technical Development Cooperation Agency. WIDU was officially launched in December 2021. 

Together with WIDU, Tunisians living in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden or Switzerland can support their friends or family in their entrepreneurial endeavors through an innovative and digital approach. In concrete terms, each entrepreneur in Tunisia sponsored by a relative living in the 7 participating countries in Europe, can obtain a grant from WIDU of up to EUR 2,500, and benefit from 3 personalized coaching sessions.

Since January 2022, more than 567 entrepreneurs have been supported by WIDU.

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WIDU Tunisia, in Numbers!
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Supported Projects
disbursed grants
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Disbursed Grants
success users
Maintained and Created Jobs
female entrepreneurs
Jobs for Women
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Satisfied Users
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#WomenCall: Promoting Women Success
Applications are closed

On July, 1st 2023, the first local call for women entrepreneurs was launched in Tunisia. More than 400 women entrepreneurs applied on the platform to benefit from technical support and get a grant of up to 16,500 TND.

#WomenCall Flyer

This leaflet provides you with general information about the #WomenCall. It can be downloaded and printed in the following language: French.


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