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Mandate & Functions

Uwezo Fund

Mandate & Core functions


The Fund derives its mandate from Public Finance Management Act (2012) which was operationalized through Public Finance Management (Uwezo Fund), Regulations, 2014 to achieve the following objectives: -

  1. To expand access to loans for the promotion of youth and women businesses and enterprises at the constituency level and thereby enhance economic growth towards the realization of the goals of Vision 2030;
  2. To generate gainful self-employment for the youth and women; and
  3. To model an alternative framework in funding community driven development.

Core functions

  • Providing loans
  • Capacity building on business development services
  • Market linkages