Small and micro-enterprise assistance organisations in Kenya quantity of services provided by their support programmes by C. Aleke-Dondo

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  • Small business -- Kenya.,
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  • Non-governmental organizations -- Kenya.

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Statementby A.C. Dondo and Grace Ongile.
SeriesK-REP research paper ;, no. 18, K-REP research paper series ;, no. 18.
ContributionsOngile, Grace.
LC ClassificationsHD2346.K4 A433 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination5, v [i.e. i], 23 leaves ;
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL963635M
LC Control Number95982765

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The Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) was. In Uganda a ‘Micro Enterprise’ is an enterprise employing up to four people, with an annual sales/revenue turnover or total assets not exceeding Uganda shillings 10 million.

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CONTACT US. MICRO ENTERPRISES SUPPORT PROGRAMME TRUST. Address - Tausi L Westlands Nairobi P.O Box - Kenya Phone: + / E-mail: [email protected] Website:   Effects of microfinance services on the performance of small and medium enterprises in Kenya Article (PDF Available) in African journal of business management 9(5).

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In80 percent of jobs created were dominated by these enterprises. The term micro and small enterprises (MSEs) or micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), is used to refer to SMEs in Kenya and under the Micro and Small Enterprise Act ofmicro enterprises have a maximum annual turnover of KESand employ less than 10 people.Akiba commercial bank established in with a view to support small and medium enterprises and since has been providing small and medium enterprises credit.

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