The programme currently cooperates with 11 financial intermediaries in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia.

Technical Assistance is delivered via a multi-channel approach including training, on-the-job training, seminars, development of management information systems and tools, customization of software packages, etc.

Results achieved in Phase 1 of the programme (until end of March 2018):

  • 193 trainings to operational staff and management of our financial intermediaries
  • 1,548 training participants from financial institutions against a target of 1,200
  • 63 persons trained as internal trainers
  • more than 7,100 entrepreneurs participated in events and workshops
  • 17 trainings and events specifically to women entrepreneurs have been conducted, reaching 380 women entrepreneurs