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IBEX News and Events

IBEX Launch Event 

01-Apr-2014
IBEX Partner Banks Signing the New Agreements On March 14, 2014 the IBEX Program signed new agreements with its partners Ecobank and IB Bank expanding their cooperation to 5 additional sectors:... read more
 

IBEX Helps Liberian Farmers Secure Loans 

10-Mar-2014
Monrovia - Since the government of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf came to power, many small and medium businesses have benefited from micro financing loans to increase their business enterprises, with less attention paid to agriculture business... read more
 
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Success Stories

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104 artisans and small business owners attending IBEX
presentation at the US Embassy during Global Business Entrepreneurship Week

 

Services and Assistance

1. Technical support and capacity building for SMEs to identify potential borrowers, support them in the loan process, and assist business planning and growth.

2. Technical support and capacity building for banks to train and coach bank staff on administration, management, and structuring specific to lending in seven sectors including the renewable energy and agriculture sectors in, as well as to introduce mechanisms and methodologies to promote proactive, informed, and criteria-driven portfolio management.

3. Sustainability of program impact through business incubators, membership communities, and chambers of commerce, where mentoring and advisory support services are institutionalized through U.S. diaspora linkages.

Geographic Reach

Upcoming Events

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Results To Date

  • 310 Loan Consultations

  • $11 Million in Loan Applications Submitted

  • $3.3 Million in Loans Approved by USAID's Development Credit Authority Partner Banks

Contacts:

In the US:

Scott Bennett
Program Manager
sbennett@iesc.org

In Liberia:

Watchen Bruce
Chief of Party
wbruce@iesc.org

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