Application Deadline: November 30th 2021
The Uganda Enterprise Finance Accelerator (UGEFA) is funded fully by the European Union Delegation to Uganda. UGEFA is implemented by adelphi Research gGmbH, a leading global independent think and do tank on environment and development; and Finding XY, a Ugandan-based non-profit, innovation centre and business advisory firm.
Green businesses in Uganda are being urged to apply to an accelerator programme that offers free finance-focused workshops and discounted loans to help them scale up.
The Ugandan Green Enterprise Finance Accelerator (UGEFA) is looking to help high-potential small and medium-sized enterprises that specialise in eco-tourism, clean energy, sustainable transport, waste management and green manufacturing, including agro-processing, turning raw crops in finished products like textiles and dried fruit.
Applications to join UGEFA’s accelerator programme open today and close on 30 November. During the six-month programme, successful applicants will receive customised business development support from expert advisors. This tailored scheme incudes capacity building workshops and peer learning, delivered by implementation partners, adelphi and Finding XY.
Applicants must be:
- Registered businesses;
- Engaged in a green sector, specifically clean energy, sustainable transport, sustainable tourism, waste management or green manufacturing, including in the supply chain of sustainable agricultural products;
- Operational for 2+ years;
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