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Turkish Investment In Naivasha To Create 2,900 Local Jobs

During a press conference on Wednesday, the company’s Chairman Mehment Coskun stated that the KShs91 billion investment would be used to manufacture six different products.

These products include ceramic and granite tiles, sanitary towels, toilet paper, towel napkins, and iron and aluminium products.

However, according to Coskun, seventy per cent of their output will be destined for the export market in the United States and Europe.…

4G Capital raises $4million for MSME finance

4G Capital announced the completion of its second round of fundraising. The funding was secured by a $2 million debt from Ceniarth LLC, making the total raised to $4 million.

The company will use the investment for lending to its growing customer base of informal MSMEs across Uganda and Kenya.

Since the company was starred in 2013, 4G Capital has grown exponentially, lending over750, 000 loans valued at $90 million. In 2019, the company’s revenue increased by 97 per cent as 4G Capital supported over 60,000 MSMEs.

By the end of 2020, 4G Capital will have lent $43.6 million surpassing all expectations. Without refinancing, repayment rates remain above national averages at over 94 per cent.

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