Reinforcing Med Microfinance Network System for Start-ups

Lebanon National Mesures – Training and in kind grants

Training and in kind grants
Name of responsible organization: Afaf Mikhael Nehme
Starting year2019End year2021
Short description  
Edf Trained 1,100 MSMEs and provided in kind grants to 390 of them

What kind of activity does this measure finance?

Creation of new businessesYes
Strengthening of existing businessesYes
Specific investments – specify type (i.e. innovation, research, environmental transition, hiring, internationalization, purchase of goods)No
Training activitiesYes

What type of financing is it?

Low-interest loan (indicate the repayment time and, if present, the requirement for collateral)/No
If Yes, repayment time (years):
If Yes, requirement for collateral: 
Non-repayable grant (indicate the percentage of non-repayable fund)Yes 100%
Tax creditNo
Other (specify)No

How does the activation of the measure work?

One-stop means 
Call with closing date

Financial entity of the measure (indicate the resources allocated)

Overall amount
% facilitation for each recipient
Minimum amount that can be financed
Maximum amount that can be financed
Origin of financial resources (European, State, Regional authority, Municipal authority, other)

Type of funded social structure (indicate if belonging to a specific category is required in order, to access the measure)

FemaleOver 50Unemployed (specify any type)Disadvantaged groups (specify type)Youth (specify age range)Other (specify)
Company 100%18-35

Does the measure provide for accompaniment and training or only financial support?

Financial support + accompaniment/trainingYes
Only Financial support

Is the measure considered a good practice and as such replicable in other national and / or international contexts?


How many initiatives have been financed in the last 3 years and for what economic amount?

Number of initiatives 390Total economic amount   USD 427,800
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