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Viffa Consult: Why Kenya could benefit from a National SME Intervention report card

For years Kenyan SMEs, despite being considered the backbone of the economy in many ways, have suffered a mortality rate of 75 per cent. While various efforts have been made on behalf of the Government to support and uplift the SME sector; many of those efforts haven’t been sufficiently followed up on in order to track their progress. This was the premise for the latest article by SME consultancy firm, Viffa Consult and CNBC Africa spoke to Managing Director, Victor Otieno for more.

Viffa Consult on the investment case for Kenyan start-ups amid COVID-19

In yet another growth market opportunity report, Viffa Consult has outlined the benefits of investing in Kenyan start-ups amid the pandemic. CNBC Africa spoke to Managing Director, Victor Otieno for more.

How to identify potential growth sectors for SMEs amid COVID-19

Kenya-based SME consultancy firm, Viffa Consult, has begun identifying sectors with growth potential for SMEs and entrepreneurs to explore despite COVID-19 challenges. They’ve today released the first report in what will be a series, all about the coconut commodity market in Kenya. CNBC Africa spoke to Managing Director, Victor Otieno for more.

How Kenyan SME’s are coping with reduced business due to COVID-19

The current COVID-19 crisis has seen millions of dollars in investments lost across industries worldwide and it seems no one is safe, so what does that mean for vulnerable SMEs in Kenya and the rest of the region? Managing Director of Viffa Consult joins CNBC Africa for more.

The role of formal education in boosting women’s access to finance

Research out of Viffa Consult in Nairobi has revealed that women entrepreneurs who lack formal education tend depend more on mobile credit, investment clubs, friends and relatives for funding as opposed to bank loans and personal savings which are more widely used by their educated counterparts, but with government and the banking sector focusing on more financial inclusion, what can be done to tip the scale? Victor Otieno, MD of Viffa Consult joins CNBC Africa for more.
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