Economy INDIGENIZATION AND ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Facilitating access to finance by SMEs, artisanal miners and farmers

In progress
Mar 2019

RBZ Financial Inclusion Facility Surges to Us$500m

https://allafrica.com March 01, 2019

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) says its financial inclusion facility has ballooned to US$501 million with over 50% of the funds advanced to marginalised sectors of the economy in the form of loans

Dec 2017

Govt commits US$2.5m to informal sector formalisation

http://hararepost.co.zw December 11, 2017

The Minister proposed to ring-fence US$2.5 million of the US$5 million (which is) projected to be raised from presumptive taxes during the 2018 fiscal year towards support of initiatives to facilitate transition of informal traders and vendors to formal businesses. The remaining US$2.5 million will be channelled towards on lending to SMEs.