Daily Monitor: Why green financing is attracting lenders’ appetite

Published: 31 March 2021

Gorilla Conservation Coffee, among other green SMEs, and UGEFA’s green finance capacity building were showcased in a Daily Monitor Prosper article on "Why green financing is attracting lenders' appetite" in Uganda, published on Tuesday, 30 March.

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THE LINK: Understanding green enterprise financing

Published: 04 March 2021

"It is not just about planting trees, it is more than that". Our UGEFA Senior Manager, Eddie Sembatya, was interviewed at The Link on NTV Tonight Uganda about the need for tailored business advisory and discounted loans for green SMEs to grow. Why is green finance important? What does UGEFA offer to SMEs in Uganda? Which enterprises are eligible? Sembatya answered all these questions during the interview.

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How to apply to UGEFA? Getting to know UGEFA through Application Clinics and Information Sessions

Published: 18 January 2021

Describing your business on paper, and detailing your plans to scale is no easy feat. To support enterprises to put their best foot forward and navigate the UGEFA application process, we offer Application Clinics and Information Sessions. These sessions provide more information about the application process, what to expect, what we are looking for, and methodologies and tips and tricks for how to describe what your business is doing.

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Introducing the first cycle of UGEFA

Published: 14 January 2021

This year, we are launching the first cycle of UGEFA support. We selected 35 enterprises to join the programme - learn more about them here!

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