More women owned SMEs to benefit from newly signed Equity SME grant

A bulk of the recently signed SME guarantees by Equity Bank totaling Kshs 52.25 Billion will go towards supporting women-owned and led MSMES across Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and DRC, Equity Group Holdings Managing Director and CEO Dr James Mwangi has said. Speaking during the recently signed Kshs 8.25 billion agreement with the African Guarantee Fund, Dr Mwangi said the move is aimed at giving equal opportunity to men and women without discrimination while derisking the SME segment. This is also part of the bank’s commitment to the Sustainable Development Goal…

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