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Business Development Support

Equipment loan for cooperatives of craftsmen operating in Integrated Craft Production Centres-CPC (Agakiriro)


Are you a cooperative operating in an ICPC and you don't have enough money to buy modern equipment?

The scheme was put in place to address the challenges of ICPCs/Agakiriro operators who are in need of modern equipment. The scheme provides a maximum loan amount of 100,000,000RWF which is given at an interest of 11%, and is paid back in 10 years based on the life span of the machine. For cooperatives to benefit from the scheme, they must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Applicant should be based in ICPC/Agakiriro or has MINICOM recommendation
  • To be among these 4 sectors: Carpentry, Welding, Tailoring and Leather
  • Applicant should have valid legal personality
  • List of members/shareholders of cooperative/company and copies of their National Identity Cards
  • Loan request letter addressed to the CEO of BDF
  • List of machines and specifications (preformat invoice with Carriage and Insurance Paid)
  • Viable Business plan with detailed need assessment and source of finance
Is this something for you? For more information please contact BDF https://www.bdf.rw/icpc-equipment-leasing-facility or your nearest Employment Service Centre for more information.