Articles with tag: equity bank

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Mastercard Foundation launches Young Africa Works programme

24 Jul 2020 | Payments General

The Mastercard Foundation has announced its Young Africa Works strategy in Uganda, aiming to enable 3 million young people in the country to access work opportunities by 2030. 

Mastercard, Mastercard Foundation, Uganda, Young Africa Works, Private Sector Foundation Uganda, The Innovation Village, Gudie Leisure Farm, GOAL Uganda, the National Social Security Fund, Equity Bank Uganda, banks

Equity Bank secures USD 50 mln IFC-loan for Kenya-based SMEs amid COVID-19

22 Jul 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

World Bank Group member IFC has provided a $50 million loan to Equity Bank Kenya to help small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) clients facing COVID-19 challenges.  

World Bank Group, IFC, Equity Bank, Kenya, Africa, SMEs, loan, lending, COVID19, Kenyan businesses, trade, transport, pandemic, trade chain, value chain, foreign financing flow, tourism revenue