First Call for Applications now open

Published: 20 October 2020

The Uganda Green Enterprise Finance Accelerator (UGEFA) has launched its first call for applications.

The call for applications will be open until 08th November 2020.

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Helping SMEs in Uganda to Survive the COVID-19 Crisis & Unlock New Opportunities at Sankalp 2020

Published: 01 July 2020

The UGEFA Team with Finding XY (SEED Uganda Hub) joined the Sankalp Online DialogueHelping SMEs In Uganda Survive the COVID-19 Crisis & Unlock New Opportunities” on 16 June 2020. The focus of this webinar was to help SMEs in Uganda move past the COVID-19 crisis, figure out what business changes they need to make, as well as determine financing options for their businesses. 

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What does the COVID-19 pandemic mean for each small business owner?

Published: 29 June 2020

Mr. Eddie Sembatya, Project Manager at UGEFA and Managing Director at Finding XY, appeals to small business owners and the wider Ugandan ecosystem to continue supporting the resilience of small businesses during this period in which many countries, including Uganda, have implemented COVID 19 national lockdowns and other restrictions.

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UGEFA Green Finance Dialogues @ Sankalp Global Summit & Kampala Innovation Week 2020

Published: 04 May 2020

‍In November, UGEFA will be hosting Green Finance Dialogues (online) to join together enterprises, financial institutions and other ecosystem players to share their perspectives and explore opportunities for building the capacities of and financing the futures of green SMEs across Uganda. The hands-on and interactive sessions will explore: What is a "green enterprise"? What environmental, social and economic impacts do these businesses create? What opportunities are there for local financial institutions to tap into "green finance" for SME financing? Sessions will be hosted as part of the Sankalp Global Summit 2020 and Kampala Innovation Week's “UGEFA Green Entrepreneurship Day”.

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