Microfinance Program for HIV Prevention and Gender Equity in South Africa

Addressing HIV/AIDS and its economic and social implications through a gender-based microfinance program.

Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE)

This three-year partnership between USAID, Chevron South Africa and AngloAmerican works toward the prevention of HIV, poverty reduction and gender equity. The program incorporates microfinance with a health and gender-oriented training curriculum called Sisters For Life (SFL). It promotes economic empowerment among women and reduce vulnerability to HIV and gender-based violence.


  • Anglo American plc

    Goods Supplier
    United States | Staff size: 10,000+

    Anglo American plc is one of the world’s largest mining companies. Founded in 1917, it is headquartered in London, United Kingdom and has over 100,000 permanent employees. The...

  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

    U.S. foreign assistance has...

  • Chevron Corporation

    Development Consulting, Service Providers
    United States | Staff size: 10,000+

    Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the...

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Key Information

LocationSouthern Africa, South Africa
  • Start Date 2012
  • End Date 2014
  • ValueUSD 2.2 Million