“President Iván Duque has authorized us an increase to $ 16,000 million, that is, 6,000 million more, which allows us to have the financing of 600 projects for a total of 20% of projects that were made viable”, announced the Minister of the Interior, Nancy Patricia Gutiérrez, in the installation of the X National Congress of Communal Women of Colombia.
The Minister of the Interior reiterated all the support of the Ministry to communal women in the exercise of vindication of women's rights, empowering them, accompanying them and providing them with all the necessary support to respond to each of their needs and, in this way, build a better society in the hands of everyone.
In the first phase of the Community Action Bank, 5,026 initiatives were nominated, of which 3,152 were approved. In total, 395 initiatives have been selected.
The X National Congress of Communal Women of Colombia was chaired by the Minister of the Interior, Nancy Patricia Gutiérrez, and special guests attended as the president of the National Confederation of Community Action, Ceferino Mosquera Murillo, and the director of the District Institute for Participation and Community Action (IDPAC), Antonio Hernández Llamas, among others.