Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Receives a Report “A Billion to Gain” and Attends the Opening of the New Project “Women Inc.” (VIDEOS)

On March 6, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands was at the Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen in Amsterdam whereupon she received a copy of the report, A Billion to Gain.

According to RVD/ Het Koninklijk Huis, today’s event was  organized by ING Micro-financing and the Dutch Platform for Micro-finance (CNP).  For more information about the report please click here. (in English)

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Afterward, Princess Maxima attended the opening of the new project, Women Inc, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, municipalities as well as local organizations.

This new project aims to “…focus on the importance of economic independence of women and inspire them with education and motivation.”  

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Sources: Het Koninklijk Huis, NPM, and PPE.

Photo courtesy of Het Koninklijk Huis

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