BDF is a finance arm of the Government of Rwanda established to consolidate and manage all existing government funds available to support Rwandan SMEs in terms of credit guarantee schemes, matching grants, Quasi-Equity as well as providing a range of Business Advisory Services across the 30 districts in Rwanda. Its clients are mostly start-ups, small and medium enterprises, associations, and cooperatives. Over 70 branch officers have been trained as trainers in SIYB and currently about 40 of them who are certified are providing business advisory services in different districts of Rwanda using the SIYB kit. In trainings for certification, where mostly young entrepreneurs are targeted, BDF have trained over people. The aim is to scale this capacity further to BDF staff at its headquarters and to ensure key management positions are equipped with staff who can implement SIYB. The ongoing SIYB trainings are a follow up to the ToT workshop held in November in which 21 BDF officers benefited; out of them nine 9 officers are currently training for certification.

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Tujin BDF assists Small and Medium Enterprises to access finance, especially those who lack sufficient collateral when seeking credit. The projects must be in primary production, agro-processing as well as agricultural exports. Fear of missing out? UK invests millions in micro-robots able to work in dangerous sites 1h. Six selected in Kigali. BDF , igisubizo ku bafite imishinga babuze ingwate — She said applicants are also expected to proof that their respective companies and cooperatives are registered and have necessary paper work.

She said the projects should also be start-up projects with not less than one year of existence and not older than 3 years. We will need to race smart at La Tropicale title defence — Magnell. Online registration for national exams to save time and money — REB. Photos by Sam Ngendahimana. The package Under the Agribusiness Financing Scheme, BDF supports agribusiness projects in production and agro-processing where the fund co-invests with the project owner.

Have Your Say Leave a comment. BDF provides credit guarantees as well as Quasi-Equity support to start-up among many others. Happy New Year, even better than the last.

Other criteria include having a sense of innovation, having Rwandan citizenship and at least 50 per cent of employees should be graduates as the projects ought to have job creation potential. Under the Agribusiness Financing Scheme, BDF supports agribusiness projects in production and brf where the fund co-invests with the project owner.

How the visual arts industry fared in Among the categories of projects that are eligible for financing include aquaculture projects, modernized livestock and agriculture farming, horticulture and agro-processing projects.

Rwanda to spend over Rwf8bn on greenhouses, hydroponics. Kareba said that the beneficiaries can repay the loan within five years with grace period of 6 months but also have provisions for those who wish to pay within three years.

Construction, manufacturing sectors main drivers of job creation. Happy New Year, even better than the last 58m.

View the discussion thread. According to Diana Kareba, the Investment and Portfolio Manager at BDF, during the current fiscal year, at least two agribusiness projects will be selected from each district bringing the target projects to 60 across the country.

The risks of poor nutrition and lack of exercise. The ceiling of bdg loan amount under the scheme is Rwf10 million given at an interest of 12 per cent per annum. Military hospital to open first regional cancer centre.

The eligibility criteria seeks to finance agribusiness projects owned by youth who are either secondary or university graduates A1 and A0 and graduated at least two years ago. Savings bd enabling Nyanza residents to fight poverty, malnutrition.

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