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Alternative Sources of Finance: Opportunity Bank Business Loan

Posted by The Blog Administrator on Friday, May 13, 2016, In : Loan 

By D. E Wasake, FCCA, Principal at Inachee

Basic information

Target client:

  • Agro-processors/Agri-businesses

  • SME Owners

  • etc

Sector focus:

  • Agriculture

  • ICT

  • Transport

  • Services sector

  • SMEs/Trade

  • etc

Amounts provided:

  • From UGX500,000 to UGX2,000,000 – Individual

  • Up to UGX625,000,000 – SMEs 

Funding type:

  • Loans

Key criteria:

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Alternative Sources of Finance: Crane Bank Agricultural Credit Loan (ACF)

Posted by The Blog Administrator on Sunday, October 5, 2014, In : Loan 

By D E Wasake, FCCA, Principal at Inachee.com

Basic information

Target:

·         Farmers and

·         Agro - processors only

Sector focus:

·         Agriculture

Amounts provided:

·         Amounts of up to  UGX 2.1 billion

·         Funding up to 90% of the project cost

·         Long Term loans 6 months - 8 years

·         Grace Period up to 3 years

·         Subsidized lending rate of...


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Alternative Sources of Finance: Gatsby Microfinance Ltd

Posted by The Blog Administrator on Sunday, October 5, 2014, In : Loan 

By D E Wasake, FCCA, Principal at Inachee.com

Basic information

Target:

·         Agriculture

·         General Businesses (SMEs)

Sector focus:

Different sectors but a focus on the agriculture value chain in line with Gatsby Charitable foundations overall objectives.

Amounts provided:

·         Min: Ushs1,000,000

·         Max: Ushs30,000,000

Funding type

·         Loan (6 – 24 months) ...


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Alternative sources of finance: Centenary Bank Agricultural Loan

Posted by The Blog Administrator on Sunday, August 17, 2014, In : Loan 

By D E Wasake, Principal, Inachee.com

Basic information

Target:

Working capital - for Agri business entities with the repayment of the loan being dependent on the nature and season of the agricultural activity to be financed.

Sector focus:

Agriculture

Amounts provided:

Minimum: Ushs100,000 Maximum: Ushs 3 billion

Funding type

Collateralized Loan – but structured around the agriculture activity and its se...


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Alternative Sources of Finance: Entrepreneurs Financial Centre (EFC)

Posted by The Blog Administrator on Sunday, August 17, 2014, In : Loan 

By D E Wasake, Principal, Inachee.com

Basic information

Target:

Businesses that have been in operation in Kampala at least 6 months

Sector focus:

No particular sector focuses but skewed towards micro and small entrepreneurs’ (MSEs) market segment including women merchants/traders.

Amounts provided:

Ranging from Shs. 1 million to Shs. 50 million.

Repayment Period:  Up to 36 months

Monthly Interest Rate  2%

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Alternative sources of finance: Uganda Development Bank (UDB)

Posted by The Blog Administrator on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, In : Loan 

By: D E Wasake, Principal, Inachee.com

Basic information

Target:

Established entity (with at least 3 years of audited accounts and loan security).

Sector focus:

All key sectors of the Ugandan economy including: (but not limited to) commercial agriculture and agro processing, manufacturing, tourism and housing.

Amounts provided:

Minimum Shs. 50m

Funding type

Loans (and potentially equity) at lower th...


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Inachee Limited We are an ethical thought leadership firm that is passionate about seeing Ugandan businesses succeed. Our Alternative sources of finance cover both start ups and established business. The sources of funds vary from grants to private equity and venture capital.

Definition of Common terms

  • Venture capital: Funding available primarily for start up companies. The venture capitalist usually takes a % of shares (instead of collateral) and expects to exit in say 5-7 years from the company.
  • Private Equity. Funding available primarily for established business to grow to the next level. The private equity fund also takes a % of shares or might also offer debt or a combination of both. 
  • Equity. A % of shares in a company represents its share capital or sometimes referred to as equity.
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