Business Focus

Finance, Knowledge,Technology

The focus of our services is the poor, although we do not neglect the well-to-do in our society. We have positioned ourselves to deploy available resources (finance, knowledge, technology etc.) to assist the poor to break the yoke of poverty and join the upward mobile. As they grow, we continue to assist them so that they can effectively participate in a growing economy, generating employment and income with great multiplier effect on the economy.

Consequently, our primary focus is on the following:

  • Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Micro–Enterprises
  • Cooperative Societies
  • Unstructured Associations and Groups
  • Individuals (e.g. artisans)

Currently, the economic sectors of our focus are:

  • agriculture and fisheries: arable farming, animal husbandry, fishing (including aquaculture)
  • transport ( motor cycles (okada), tri-cycles, car-hire, buses etc.)
  • education (private schools)
  • health (private hospitals, clinics, maternity centres)
  • communications (recharge cards, call centres etc.)
  • Information Technology (business centres)
  • building and construction (block making, masonry, carpentry, iron bending, iron doors and windows, aluminum doors and windows, electrical works, plumbing, etc)
  • automobile engineering (mechanics, panel bitters, electricians, painters, vulcanizers etc)
  • wood works (furniture etc.)
  • energy: distribution of petroleum products particularly kerosine
  • wholesale and retail trade (shops, markets, abattoirs etc.)
  • manufacturing and production (plastics, bakery, garments, ice blocks, food processing, food preservation etc)
  • hotels and catering (hotels, guest houses, restaurants, eating joints, party rentals etc.)

We provide the following forms of assistance

  • savings mobilization
  • financial assistance
  • technical assistance
  • business advisory service
  • technical support