Join the UGEFA Programme

The Uganda Green Enterprise Finance Accelerator improves access to finance for green enterprises through facilitating tailored loans and direct acceleration support. It includes three components:

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Catalyser Programme

Hands-on interactive capacity building to prepare for growth: Join our Catalyser Programme to refine your business and financial plans and develop a solid growth strategy and investment proposal. Prepare your enterprise for scale, while ensuring that you are all set for your loan application.
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Loan Application

After successful completion of the Catalyser Programme, we will support you to prepare a promising loan application. We work with partner banks which offer tailored loans for green SMEs like yours. Participating in the UGEFA Programme significantly increases your chances to get access to a loan with favorable conditions customized to the specific needs of a green SME.
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Accelerator Programme

Tailored one-on-one support to manage growth, financials, and impact to take your enterprise to the next level: Once your loan application has been approved, our Accelerator Programme will provide growth and investment support to successfully scale your enterprise.

Application Criteria - Sectors

We are looking for enterprises that are active in the following sectors:

Clean Energy

Sustainable Tourism

Green Manufacturing
Urban Waste Management
Sustainable Mobility & Transport

Unfortunately, agricultural enterprises without value addition activities are not eligible for the UGEFA.

Application Criteria - Enterprise Profile

We are looking for enterprises that fulfill the following criteria:
Registered green enterprise
Registered as a green enterprise
Based in Uganda
Based in Uganda
Making revenue and looking to grow
Making revenue and looking to grow
Been operating for 2 years or more
Been operating for 2 years or more
Motivated, enthusiastic team
Motivated, enthusiastic team
Loan
Interested in a loan of 10-100k USD to fuel growth

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