Closing: Jul 01, 2023
Type: non-alliance

Aspire Small Business Fund with a size of US$ 10 million, was incorporated in July 2013 to serve growth-oriented small enterprises in the Niger Delta region. The aim of the fund is to create sustainable employment, economic growth and social development through the provision of business development assistance, risk finance (US$ 10,000 to US$100,000) and market linkages to viable, growth-oriented small enterprises. The fund plans to invest in 160 businesses in the Niger Delta, create over 800 sustainable jobs by 2019; and improve an estimated 4,000 livelihoods.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Your business operates in the Niger Delta region
  • Your business is for profit
  • The business is owner-operated and/or the owner is substantially involved in running the business

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