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Financing Options and Providers

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Facility Name Sort Provider Purpose Max Sort Business Eligibility Minimum Documentation Required Collection / Repayment (months) Sort
Stanbic Bank Kenya Limited

Short-term loan facility for Safaricom Dealers and Agents intended to boost their growing business needs

One year business operation with Safaricom

  1. Copy of certificate of incorporation- share copy for credit check in the interim.
  2. Copy of Memorandum and Articles of association- confirm borrowing powers.
  3. KRA PIN certificate (for company and Directors)
  4. Copies of national ID/ Passport- share copies for credit checks in the interim.
  5. Passport Photos
  6. Latest annual returns/ CR12
  7. Proof of residence for the company and directors/signatories

United Bank For Africa

The loan is tailor made for MSME customer who are in trade business and in need of working capital cashflow.

KES 2,000,000

Client must have operated a business account with UBA Bank for at least one month

Copies of ID and kra pin of the directors, company KYC, Bank statements for the last 12 months(certified), copies of contracts or LPOs and if client does not have prior banking experience, they will have to bank with us for at least 3 months in order for us to review their application.

Kingdom Bank Ltd

A loan product designed for contractors and vendors of reputable organizations
to enable them to execute work and local purchase orders from their respective employers

  • Qualified and more than one year experience
  •  Has capacity to deliver the contract
  • Past track record of the supplier or vendor.
  • The LPO should not be more than 30 days from the date of issue.


Start-ups in regular positive cash flow Other
Cultural aspects & due diligence
Test email company


KES 50,000,000


  • Bank statements for a period of 6 months


Favourite Corporate Loan
Industrial & Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC)
This facility is available for working capital, business initiation or expansion requirements.
  • A detailed Business Plan or Feasibility Study (in case of start-ups)
  • A loan application letter on the company's letterhead
  • A sealed board resolution to borrow (where applicable)
  • Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Copies of Collateral offered for the facility under request.
Favourite GroFin
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GroFin considers business applications on the basis of their potential and credibility of the entrepreneur. GroFin understands SMEs and have a proven track record of helping entrepreneurs and business owners start or grow successful businesses.
KES 165,000,000
  • Entrepreneur Profile: The entrepreneur should have significant own investment in the business, have the ability to manage a business – from operations, sales, financial management, administration, and leadership. They must be willing to work with GroFin as a value adding financier and share management information regularly. They must have growth ambition and demonstrate integrity as well as professionalism in their dealings.
  • Collateral requirements: Though GroFin has no minimum requirement, they expect entrepreneurs to (partly) secure the loan if collateral is available. Quality and value of collateral does play an important part in the overall risk assessment. Personal guarantees of the entrepreneur(s) is required.
  • Social Impact: The business must be able to have a measurable impact in terms of the number of jobs supported and sustained, female ownership, female employment and semi-/unskilled labour. SMEs that provide indirect job opportunities (e.g. training, skills development) and/or environmental services (water, waste, energy, ecotourism) are also attractive to GroFin.
  • Business support: GroFin delivers business support to clients prior to the investment and during the tenor of the loan – focusing on improving business viability, sustainability and growth through identifying material business risks/opportunities across a range of generic areas as identified during the screening/due diligence stage. For this reason, entrepreneurs need to be receptive to receiving advice and implementing recommendations, normally around improving formalisation of their business.
Favourite IDH Farmfit Fund
A public-private impact fund for smallholder farmers. The Fund de-risks investments in smallholder farming and helps drive sustainable impact by showcasing the commercial opportunity represented by smallholder farming finance. The EUR 100 million IDH Farmfit Fund takes the responsibility for the first losses incurred supported by a second loss guarantee facility from USAID (up to USD 250 million) thus providing a significant element of reassurance for investors. Sectors covered include food, staple and cash crops including, cocoa, coffee, cotton, palm oil, tea, aquaculture, soy, cassava, rice and other commodities.
  • Attributable benefit to smallholder farmers
Paramount Bank Limited

Financing your insurance premiums, giving you the convenience to pay in installments. Tailor-made flexible repayment plans are available.

  • Clearance from the Credit Department
  • Must be an account holder for more than 6 months

  • KRA Certificate
  • Copy of Insurance Cover/Policy
  • ID/Passport Copy
  • Filled Copy of the Insurance Premium Financing Form

Favourite Seed Production Loan
Equity Bank
A short term credit facility to finance production inputs and associated costs to medium and large scale Seed Grower Farmers.
  • An active Equity Bank account holder or willing to open and operate an account with Equity Bank (K) Ltd.
  • Demonstrate ability to repay.
  • At least one-year experience in commercial seed growing, or one successful production cycle (this need to be evidenced by proof of the past sales records & receipts, previous banking history, or recommendation from Kenya Seeds Company, or any other seed multiplication contracting company.).
  • At least 2 acres of seed production land.
  • Ability to contribute 30% of the total production cost (either cash or in kind).
  • Documentary evidence of farm ownership or a valid lease agreement covering at least one future production cycle.
  • Provide signed seed production contract with the contracting company.
  • Equity Bank statement
  • Past sales records & receipts, previous banking history, or recommendation from Kenya Seeds Company, or any other seed multiplication contracting company.
  • Commitment to contribute 30% of the total production cost (either cash or in kind).
  • Title deed or a valid lease agreement covering at least one future production cycle (at least 2 acres)
  • Signed seed production contract with the contracting company.

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