"We are currently working with a small SME-focused FI in the Southern Africa region that is in the process of acquiring a deposit-taking license. They are hoping this will help them overcome some of the funding challenges they face to increase…"
"There are a number of exciting innovations!
These include an increased SME client service approach FIs are taking. This helps them maintain close relationships with their SME clients AND enables them to offer a more…"
"Thank you, Zahid. Robert and I work in the Financial Sector Development department. One of my roles is to support the Africa SME Program to identify and appraise investments in smaller African FIs. We look at these smaller FIs as…"
Through the AfDB Africa SME Program, we invest in small African Financial Institutions to help them grow their SME portfolios and reach new clients. We also provide Technical Assistance to assist these FIs in improving their reach to the SME segment.
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Agriculture, Base of the Pyramid, Enterprise Development, Environment, Finance and Investment, Inclusive Business Models, Measuring Impact, Partnerships, Technology, Trade, Women and Business, Youth Enterprise
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