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Uganda Green Enterprise Finance Accelerator (UGEFA) Fund 2021 for Ugandan Entrepreneurs

Are you a green enterprise looking for support to grow and scale your business? The Uganda Green Enterprise Finance Accelerator (UGEFA) has launched its second call for applications.

Application Deadline: 30th April 2021

About the Award: Are you a green business in Uganda looking for business advisory and finance to grow? UGEFA are eager to connect with partners around building a strong pipeline of bankable SMEs, while also supporting broader entrepreneurial ecosystem activities.

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: We are excited to receive applications from enterprises that are:

  • Registered as a private company or registered partnership;
  • Engaged in a green sector specifically, Clean Energy, Green Manufacturing, Sustainable Transport, Sustainable Tourism or Waste Management;
  • Operational for 2+ years;
  • Revenue generating with at least 10,000 USD turnover in the previous year; and
  • In possession of financial records

Eligible Countries: Uganda

Number of Awards: Numerous

Value of Award: We improve access to finance for green enterprises in Uganda by offering:

  1. Catalyser Support over 6-months
  • Customised business development support from expert Business Advisors focused on developing growth and financial plans to successfully scale your business
  • Interactive workshops with easy-to-use, practical tools – tested and proven by green entrepreneurs around the globe – to prepare and manage your growth
  • Peer-to-peer learning and networking with like-minded entrepreneurs
  • Showcasing your enterprise during high-level events and ongoing ecosystem building activities
  1. Loan Facilitation
  • Privileged access within UGEFA pipeline to debt finance offered through our partner banks
  • Discounted loan of between UGX 36,700,000 – 367,000,000 to support investment needs where 1/3 of total loan amount is repaid directly with UGEFA grant contribution, thereby reducing total principal and interest repayment amounts
  • 1:1 business advisory within additional Accelerator Support to invest in growth and scale impacts while managing loan

How to Apply:  Click here to register now.

Want to learn more? Sign up for an Information Session at: https://adelph.it/ugefainfo

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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