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The AfDB SME Program Approval: Boosting Inclusive Growth in Africa

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved today the Africa Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Program, a four-year, US $125-million funding program combined with a US $3.98-million technical assistance package granted by the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA), aiming at supporting micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Africa. The program will provide standardized lines of credit (LoCs), mostly in local currency, and technical assistance to targeted financial institutions, predominantly in low-income countries spread over all five African regions. The SME Program will avail important longer-term resources to thousands of SMEs including women and youth, thus contributing to job creation, poverty reduction and inclusive growth on the continent.

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Agaba's Success with Leather Products, Uganda

Joseph Agaba’s willingness to delve into the mechanics of making leather products is now his biggest asset. Through making a range of leather shoes, wallets, belts and bags, his business is currently worth about Shs50 million.

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