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Despite their critical role in the region's #economicdevelopment, #SMEs still face a multitude of challenges relating to legal frameworks, business infrastructure, credit lines & more. Is access to finance the biggest constraint to SME growth regionally?
CBC’s CEO, @sandyuwera takes on @MTNRwanda’s #ConnectRwanda challenge, placing smartphones in the hands of digitally excluded communities. Excellent initiative to bridge the digital divide, driving #DigitalLiteracy + #DigitalfFinancialInclusion in the region!
#MPesa is an apparent driver of #digitalfinancialinclusion in Kenya🇰🇪as we've observed in our #dfi study, informing the development of an #MSME #regionalcommonpayment scheme. The #SME sector is bustling, contributing ⬆️80% of employment opportunities in the country. #CBCdfi4MSMEs4
Our 𝗔𝗻𝗻𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗘𝗱𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝗕𝗜𝗭𝗡𝗘𝗧 is out now. We've shared with you some of our key highlights from our program activities in the year and more! Check it out here 👉 https://t.co/HlN9V8F4cF
In the spirit of #Christmas and #givingback we organised a visit to the Vision of Hope home, a social welfare organisation that helps change the future of girls in crisis. We spent some time with them laughing and singing, drawing a great deal of inspiration from them🎅🎄🙏4
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dares Salaam, Tanzania
Johannesburg, South Africa