Ghana Launches Enterprise Support Program for PODs

The PWD Enterprise Support Programme seeks to offer technical assistance and grant funding initiatives exclusively to 150 enterprises owned by PWDs.

The proposed special window is expected to promote the welfare of the enterprises owned by PWDs through business and financial management training and grant funding.

It is targeting PWD enterprises in agriculture/agro-processing, construction, education, food and beverages, health care or pharmaceuticals, textiles and garments, manufacturing, information technology, tourism and hospitality.

An application portal will be opened from June 6 this year until the end of next month to enable businesses to seek the opportunity to benefit from the financial support to be implemented by the Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) and funded by the World Bank under the Ghana Economic Transformation Project (GETP).

Support for businesses

Launching the programme in Accra yesterday, a Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Stephen Amoah, said the government was committed to supporting all businesses in the country to ensure inclusive growth.

He said supporting PWDs in Ghana was essential for upholding quality inclusivity and fostering economic empowerment.

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Source: BUSINESS GHANA