16% of working women in Baja California are entrepreneurs, that is, 110 thousand women from a universe of 693 thousand workers, this was announced by the Secretary of Sustainable Economy and Tourism (SEST), Mario Escobedo Carignan.
“We are looking for these women to become part of the economic development of the region, that is, they are entrepreneurs, and that is why at SEST, we help them to be trained, and as a Secretary, we have financial support to grow their businesses” he pointed out.
The state official said that within the SEST there is credit, exclusively for women, which is to promote the development and consolidation of micro, small and medium-sized businesses led by women through access to preferential financing and business development tools.
“This loan provides financial support to women from 20 to 50 thousand pesos, with an interest rate of 8% and financing of up to 12 months, so it is important to go to the “Economic Sessions” we are implementing throughout the State, so that they know about these resources and take advantage of them” he added.
Escobedo Carignan reaffirmed that Baja California women represent 40% of the workforce in the region, divided into the following statistics, 16%, have some entrepreneurship, 2% work, 27% are in the industry, 78% are in trade and service, 2% are businesswomen, who generate employment and 2% are not paid.