The Small Medium Enterprise Development and Growth Project of the Democratic Republic of Congo has the objective to support the growth of Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) and increase employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for youth and women in select areas. This project is comprised to three components. (1) Support entrepreneurship opportunities for youth and women which will help support women who are self-employed, subsistence entrepreneurs and those running home-based or family-owned business through Technical Assistance and financing of business plans. (2) Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) development which will provide matching grants to established SMEs with a good track record that face constraints to growth that cannot be addressed in the current context because of market and institutional gaps. (3) Capacity building and Project Management which helps provide national and provincial actors (both public and private) with capacity-building opportunities to reinforce their skills and capabilities to perform support functions during program implementation.
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