FirstBank offers support to SMEs in education sector through the pandemic

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has offered to give financial support to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Education Sector to cushion the effects of the COVID -19 pandemic. Mr. Bankole Adediran, Head, Transaction Banking Products, FirstBank, made this known at the Bank’s SMEConnect webinar with theme: “Managing Your School through the Pandemic: Engagement and Retention Strategies”.

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IFC announces $50m loan to Equity Bank to support Kenyan SMEs, invests $5.6b for private sector development in Africa, Middle East during COVID-19

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a $50 million loan to Equity Bank Kenya to help it increase working capital and trade-related lending to its small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) clients, especially those facing COVID-19 related challenges.

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