We support SMEs for growth, wealth and job creation. 

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Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are important drivers of growth, employment and wealth creation in Zambia. SMEs represent well over 80% of businesses in Zambia and provide over 70% of informal employment for the Zambian population. Supporting the growth of SMEs is a top priority for Insight Partners Africa.

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Our Approach

We continuously work with various partners in strengthening our support for SMEs. We implement tailor made innovative short term projects for SMEs that focus on wealth, job creation and increasing the capacity of the SMEs for sustainability. Previous partners include:

We support SMEs for growth, wealth and job creation. 

Programs & Initiatives

Strong Foundations. Sustainable Growth

 

In 2015 implemented the strong foundations. sustainable growth project in partnership with PEP-Zambia-(DFID). We provide financial literacy training courses covering budgeting, operational planning and financial management. In addition we set up cloud accounting systems for close to Zambian 50 SMEs.

Strong Foundations Agribusiness

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In 2016 we worked with the USAID on a funded program called PROFIT+ (Production Finance and Improved Technology Plus) which was implemented by ACDI/VOCA. To build the financial skills and capacity of business owners and their employees and to provide business advisory services and mentorship support to business owners when required.

Financial Literacy Training for Barclays Bank SME Clients

 

In 2016 we trained over 70 Barclays bank SME clients on good financial management.

Strong Foundations.Sustainable Growth

In 2015 implemented the strong foundations. sustainable growth project in partnership with PEP-Zambia-(DFID). We provide financial literacy training courses covering budgeting, operational planning and financial management. In addition we set up cloud accounting systems for close to Zambian 50 SMEs.

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