Apply: ESP African Resilience Initiative Loan

Deadline: 25 September, 2020

Entrepreneurial Solutions Partners (ESP) has launched the African Resilience Initiative for Entrepreneurs (ARIE).

The aim of the pan-African initiative is to provide financial and technical assistance to 300 entrepreneurs (mostly women) whose businesses have been adversely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

It was learnt that ESP launched the initiative in partnership with the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and close collaboration with Ecobank.


  • Select SMEs will have the opportunity to receive up to $150,000 per firm
  • Successful applicants will receive technical support from experts across the continent


  • Applicant must be a citizen of one of these countries: Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, and Uganda
  • Women-owned SMEs are strongly encouraged to apply

To apply and for more information, click here.

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