Women Entrepreneurs in Africa Take on the Digital Industry

In the series “Shared Innovation,” AFD highlights innovative programs encouraged, created, or developed in our partner countries. Matina Razafimahefa from Madagascar and Nelly Chatue-Diop from ...

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Join us for the Social & Inclusive Business Camp 2022 Edition!

You are a social entrepreneur in Africa, willing to scale up your business, prepare your fundraising and join an inspiring community ? Send us your application between May 9th and July 26th 2022 ...

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Proparco supports CRDB Bank’s commitment towards MSMEs in Tanzania

Through a credit line and portfolio guarantees amounting to a TZS182 billion commitment, Proparco will help boost CRDB Bank’s capacity to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) ...

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“Choose Africa on air” webcast: spotlight on entrepreneurial Africa

CHOOSE AFRICA, CHOOSE THE FUTURE It was against this backdrop and in order to review the progress of the initiative that Proparco webcasted “Choose Africa on Air” on 8 June. Grégory Clemente, CEO ...

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Call for applications – Talent 4 startups, a 100% financed training by Digital Africa

Talent 4 Startups is a program which aims to support the training of talents in tech and digital professions on the African continent. By covering the costs of training in high-demand sectors and ...

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Proparco, IFC, African and European Partners Launch Alliance to Support Private Sector Growth in Africa

To support a stronger private sector, entrepreneurship and the growth of small and medium-sized businesses across Africa, African, European, multilateral and bilateral partners today launched the ...

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Proparco invests in the AGF to finance women entrepreneurs’ SMEs in Africa

Proparco’s $10 million investment in the African Guarantee Fund will contribute to the growth of this pan-African fund and support the AFAWA initiative launched to increase access to ...

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Proparco, IFC, Bopa Moruo, and RMB Ventures Partner to Boost Access to Affordable Student Housing in South Africa

To increase the supply of safe, affordable, quality student housing in South Africa, particularly for students from low-income households, Proparco today announced a partnership with IFC, the ...

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Proparco initiates CREA Fund with EU backing to support the african cultural and creative sector

Proparco launches CREA Fund, its first initiative to support Sub-Saharan Africa cultural and creative industries in accessing financing. This new facility, which should be up and running by ...

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