EDF and MDSF will choose 120 MSMEs to receive in-kind grants assistance for a total amount of $180,000 (average $1,500/business).

 

A committee formed of one representative from EDF, MDSF as well the trainers and in presence of LIFE representative if possible   will select the participants who are eligible to receive in-kind grants assistance.

 

The selection criteria will take into consideration the viability of the project, the business plan, the potential growth of the business and the business owner’s commitment during the training.

In-kind grants assistance will be provided based on the needs of the business to grow in sales revenues and/or job creation.