Entrepreneurship & Access to

Entrepreneurship and Access to Finance is a business incubation programme that supports idea-stage entrepreneurs in Malawi. It provides pre-incubation, incubation, and post-incubation support, as well as Business Development Services (BDS) and access to finance to Technical, Entrepreneurial, and Vocational Training (TEVET) graduates, university graduates, and Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) with the aim of helping them to establish sustainable enterprises and create decent, formal jobs.

Key Pillars

Business Incubation Strengthening

Zantchito is partnering with business incubators in Malawi to build their capacities, grow their business models, and help them to transition to commercially sustainable entities.
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Business Development Services

Zantchito is delivering a targeted training programme on entrepreneurship development to BDS providers (both individuals and companies) to improve their capacity to deliver growth-focused services to start-ups and MSEs on a commercially sustainable basis.
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Incubation Support and Access to Finance

Zantchito is working with business incubators and BDS providers across Malawi to deliver incubation support and bridge access to finance at pre-incubation, incubation and post-incubation phases.
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Learning Agenda

To share lessons, successful business incubation practices, and success stories

Impact Overview

Enterprises to be supported with incubation and business development services.
Incubation grants available for disbursement to enterprises.
$ 0 M
Jobs targeted to be created by supported enterprises.

Latest Updates

Business Incubators Trained on Pre-Incubation Management

Business Incubation Managers and Business Development Officers from six incubators implementing the Zantchito Entrepreneurship business incubation programme have been trained on the stages of the pre-incubation process to enable them to effectively support idea-stage entrepreneurs and transform their business ideas to viable ventures.

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The European Union in Malawi Lauds Women Participation in Entrepreneurship

Every year the world celebrates International Women’s Day on 08th March. The day is designated to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year, the day was commemorated under the theme invest in women, accelerate progress. Activities marking the celebration of the International Women’s Day have spanned the whole month of March.

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