Investment Selection Criteria

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Investment Selection Criteria

 

We have identified specific selection criteria for the businesses we seek to support.

The criteria for businesses to be selected include businesses which show:

  • Social-economic benefit
  • The creation of sustainable jobs in the markets they serve
  • Opportunities which have the ability to move cross-border into Sub-Saharan Africa
  • A pay-back period of under 12 months for working capital loans, with extensions permitted where appropriate
  • The ability to quickly and easily achieve economies of scale
  • Reasonable cashflows, but require strong financial support
  • Minimal ongoing capital outlay