• How we invest

    Bridging financing gaps for small and growing businesses

Our financing options

We provide a range of financing tools, which are designed to best serve small and growing businesses address different market failures.

  • Grants

    We disburse grants when the proposed project/business approach is particularly risky, and requires seed funding to test the concept, fund research and development (R&D), pilot test and/or cover feasibilities.

  • Working capital

    This is made available to entities that have been able to grow their businesses and demonstrate the need for additional working capital.

  • Zero interest loans

    At times grants are accompanied by interest free loans in jurisdictions where loaning and loan recovery are permitted and where the repatriation of funds is legally feasible.

    Our impact

    Beneficiaries at the heart

    We exist to lift up Africa’s most vulnerable people – women, youth and those in fragile communities – by nurturing small and growing businesses

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    Current financing opportunities

    Providing investment to better the lives of urban, peri-urban and rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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