US$100 Million GroFin SGB Fund Launched to Support SMEs in Africa

KAMPALA, Uganda, September 24, 2015 Wednesday 23 September marked the official launch of the GroFin Small and Growing Businesses (SGB) Fund. It aims to catalyse sustainable job creation through supporting small and growing businesses in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana, Nigeria,Zambia, South Africa and Egypt. The Fund aims to support over 9,800 under-served entrepreneurs and

Participation in the Oman SME Summit by GroFin

The Oman SME Summit, themed “Reinvigorating the SME Market in Oman” this year, saw the participation of GroFin as panellist for the discussion titled “Review of Funds and programs in place for SMEs, their status and the way forward.” This initiative aims at creating awareness on the various funds and programs established to encourage entrepreneurship in Oman. The

GroFin Launches Fund to Support Growth of Small and Growing Businesses in Africa

KAMPALA, Uganda, September 14, 2015 Wednesday 23 September 2015 will mark the official launch of the GroFin Small and Growing Businesses (SGB) Fund in Africa that aims to catalyse sustainable job creation through supporting small and growing businesses in Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, South Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Egypt. The Fund was co-created by GroFin, a

GHANA-AFRICA BUSINESS AWARDS

The Ghana – Africa Business Awards Scheme was established in 2004 under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration. The scheme was set up to honor institutions which make significant contributions to the development of Ghana’s economy through trade promotions, Investments and other economic relations between Ghana and other African countries.

Erhiuwes Product Launch

Erhiuwes Enterprise, a distributor of health food and herbal products and which received funding from the Aspire Small Business Fund, recently launched One World Network’s Natural Beauty and Wellness products. The products, manufactured in Philippines, were introduced to the Nigerian Market last month. Ughelli is the second Nigerian city, after Lagos, where these products are

Participation in World Bank’s forum on “Competition and Innovation for Greater Financial Inclusion” in Zambia

The Bank of Zambia in conjunction with the World Bank Regional office for Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe held an annual forum themed on “Competition and Innovation for Greater Financial Inclusion” on the 18th June 2015. The audience consisting of Zambian major market players was presented with best practices and innovations in the financial services industry. Chibamba