SMEF (Small Medium Enterprise Facility) supports SMEs to overcome with their continues struggles for skilled workers.

Enabling business growth by developing Somali SMEs with best practice business services

STEP Programme

Young women needing employment and entrepreneurship skills improvement. Read more

BDS Provider Development (video)

Somali Individuals acquiring new skills and upgrade. Read more

SME Services (video)

Somali entrepreneurs owning SMEs (Small, Medium Enterprises) and Somali investors. Read more

Skills Development

Technical assistance to grantees. Such as technology transfer, plant installation … Read more

SMEF programme completed!

On the 30th April 2019 SMEF officially closed. Over the lifetime of the programme, SMEF: Supported 861 unique SMEs with a range of services and support; built the capacity of 78 BDS providers; provided skills training to 1,175 individuals that will make them more...

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Building Quality Advisory Services in the Market

SMEF has developed a growing pool of business development services providers in Somaliland, Puntland and South Central Somalia, listed by skill set and expertise. One of them is, Invista Inc, a consultancy firm registered in Somalia with fully operating office in Garowe, Puntland. Read more

Transfer to Modern Financial Management

Ali Khayre Omar Osman is the co-founder and manager of the Mogadishu based Kasmo Contracting and Construction Company for 12 years. He is extremely passionate to further develop and successfully grow his business. However as many other SMEs his business has some challenges to overcome in order to sustainably grow. … Read more

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