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Growth Accelerator COVID19 Cohort

The globally historic impact of COVID-19 has presented significant challenges for nearly all economies worldwide. This has urged Growth Accelerator to mobilize special funding to engage Small and Medium Enterprises in the corona virus response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Malawi. Growth Accelerator launched the COVID-19 Special Window in April 2020 to identify and support SMEs with already existing products and/or services that could assist in the containment and management of the corona virus. The programme has successfully contracted 19 ventures to support with up to USD40,000 per venture (MWK30,000,000) co-financing facility.

Introducing the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Growth Accelerator COVID19 Special Window