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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UGEFA Green Entrepreneurship Day | Kampala Innovation Week 2020

Published: 30 November 2020

From 27-28 November, UGEFA hosted Green Entrepreneurship Day as part of Kampala Innovation Week, which welcomed 150 participants in person and more than 5,000 online. The dialogue sessions brought 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, addressing key questions of: 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?

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Insights into green sectors with the UGEFA Sectoral Briefs

Published: 25 November 2020

At UGEFA, we look to support enterprises that are generating environmental impacts – from providing green products and services, conserving biodiversity and reducing deforestation, to managing resource efficiency in their production process and reducing pollution and waste. What does a green enterprise look like in Uganda? What are their business models, what are their financing needs, and to which goals are they contributing? In these UGEFA Sectoral Briefs we delve into these questions, looking at the Clean Energy, Green Manufacturing and Sustainable Tourism sectors.

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Now open - Special Application Window during KIW

Published: 23 November 2020

Kampala Innovation Week is happening this week! As part of the event, UGEFA will host a "Green Entrepreneurship Day" on 27 November 2020. 

For all entrepreneurs only learning about UGEFA this week we have opened a special application window. 

Submit your application by 07 Dec 2020.

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