Proparco supports the financial sector in Niger

The €10 million loan granted to the Société nigérienne de banque (SONIBANK) reflects Proparco’s commitment to support the private sector, and in particular small and medium-sized ...

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Proparco supports the financial sector in Niger

The €10 million loan granted to the Société nigérienne de banque (SONIBANK) reflects Proparco’s commitment to support the private sector, and in particular small and medium-sized ...

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Proparco invests in the development of start-ups in North Africa

Proparco has signed in Sharm el Sheik a $5.8 million investment in the 1st closing of the Sawari Ventures North Africa Fund I. This fund will invest in nearly 25 fast-growing start-ups in Egypt, ...

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Digital Africa: supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Africa

With the Digital Africa platform which will be presented on 21 November during the Emerging Valley summit in Aix-en-Provence, AFD is continuing its innovative action to support entrepreneurial ...

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FirstRand Bank : Proparco grants a new credit line to FirstRand Bank to support SMEs in South Africa

This US$50m loan is part of US$100m financing syndicated by the German development finance institution DEG. This operation will enable FirstRand Bank to develop its SME loan portfolio and thus ...

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Avec Al Amana, Proparco signe un nouveau projet pour soutenir le secteur privé marocain

À l’occasion de la célébration dans la région de son 40ème anniversaire, Proparco signe un nouveau projet : Al Amana, pour soutenir le secteur privé marocain. En accordant ce prêt de 3 millions ...

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Lynk, a young start-up transforming the informal sector in Kenya

In Kenya, as in the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa, the informal sector is omnipresent and very dynamic. 80% of the working population is employed in the informal sector.    THE CONTEXT  Seeing ...

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JUMO : banking services in the palm of your hand

Thanks to the emergence of the financial technologies sector – FinTech – and mobile phones in Africa, these devices have become real service delivery platforms. One example is JUMO, a start-up ...

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Andela and the developers from the Silicon Savanah

From autonomous solar energy systems to mobile payment solutions for unbanked users, technology is helping to solve a wide range of major development problems in Sub-Saharan Africa. Scientists, ...

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