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COVID-19: IIA receives $1.69mn towards continued recovery support for MSMEs

Business growth accelerator, Invest in Africa, has received a commitment of $1.69 million from the Mastercard Foundation’s Covid-19 Recovery and Resilience Program to help 8,000 micro, small and medium sized enterprises across Ghana, Senegal and Kenya. CNBC Africa spoke to IIA Kenya Country Director, Wangechi Muriuki on how they plan to spend that money and more.

Here’s how Invest In Africa is helping Kenyan SMEs survive Covid-19

With Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and the informal sector making up a vast majority of the businesses and job opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa, ensuring their survival is crucial to the continent’s economic recovery and growth post Covid-19. CNBC Africa spoke to Wangechi Muriuki, Country Manager of Invest In Africa Kenya to learn more about what’s being done to provide this necessary support.
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