Invest in Africa set to offer financing SME linkages to 47 counties


Nairobi, KENYA: Invest in Africa (IIA-Kenya) is set to offer financing linkages in form of loans to SME ‘s under the organization’s credit guarantee scheme.

IIA-Kenya’s Country Manager, Wangechi Muriuki while signing the loan disbursement agreement expressed high optimism towards a successful and a mutually rewarding relationship between IIA-Kenya and SMEs on the African Partner Pool (APP) platform.

“We have stepped up to extend our commitment to bridge the financing gap by finally offering affordable credit directly through our Innovative Financing Scheme that is delivered through a Mobile Application that we have developed,” Muriuki said.

The financing application is supported by the APP platform.

“IIA aims to work with local communities, not just in Turkana County but all the 47 counties by enabling SMEs to access to skills, markets and finance.” She said

Chairperson of Akiberan Aberu Suppliers and Contractors Ltd. Ms.Rael Mzeesaid that such initiative is cardinal in uplifting SMES in the country.

Invest in Africa has sort of cooperation in private and public sector organizations in Kenya in order to drive job creation and enterprise development in the economy.