Mentoring SMEs in Northern Uganda & West Nile to become Bankable

Management Innovations successfully piloted a mentoring program with 17 SMEs whose credit applications had been turned down by various Banks.
The mentoring program was jointly funded by Bank of Africa & GIZ.

  • All 17 SMEs started preparing & maintaining business records
  • The Bank approved 5 credit applications for loans
  • 12 SMEs developed skills in Banking regularly
  • All SMEs demonstrated growth-oriented entrepreneurial behavior
  • 14 reported significant increase in profits