IFC Announces $50 Million Loan to Equity Bank to Support Kenyan SMEs During COVID-19

The loan, which will ultimately support hundreds of Kenyan businesses in the manufacturing, health, trade, transport, and consumer goods sectors, is part of IFC’s global $8 billion fast-track COVID-19 facility, announced in March and designed to help businesses maintain operations and jobs during—and after— the COVID-19 crisis.

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Kenya Association of Manufacturers in Partnership with Equity Group Foundation and the Kenya COVID-19 Fund Support Manufacturers in Kenya to produce World Class PPEs

The Kenya  COVID-19 Fund Board, in partnership with Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and  Equity Group Foundation (EGF) have taken a strategic long-term view on how to mitigate issues of supply chain disruption through capacity building of local manufacturers.

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Equity Opts To Support Its’ Customers To Keep Their Lights On By Restructuring Their Loans Of Up To Ksh. 92billion For Up To Three Years

Equity Group has triggered a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) to protect its customers, staff and business. The Group Board has evaluated the economic impact of the business lock down, curfew and breakdown of the global supply chains.

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The Kenya Covid-19 Fund And Equity Group Foundation Partners With Kenya Medical Association On Case Management Training And Psychosocial Wellness Program For 50,000 Public Healthcare Workers Dealing With Covid-19

Frontline public healthcare staff dealing with COVID-19 patients will receive training on case management, and on the application and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE’s) and on psychosocial support to help them cope with the daily challenges occasioned by their service in the fight against COVID-19 in the country.

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Equity Group Foundation Partners With Mastercard Foundation On Covid-19 Response In Kenya

Equity Group Foundation (EGF), with support from the Mastercard Foundation, today announced a commitment of Ksh 1.1 billion to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline medical staff dealing with COVID-19 patients in public hospitals in Kenya.

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