1. Description

Name Kafalat
Type of Financial Operator Public financial company – Public Money
Description kafalat is a Lebanese financial company with a public concern that assists small and medium sized enterprises (SME s) to access commercial bank funding.
Location Lebanon
Geographical scope Lebanon
Experiences in financing eco innovative projects Open for Proposals from Green Entrepreneurs; Financing RE and EE projects
Instruments Loan guarantees
Average investment – amount Ranges between $ 20K and $ 800K

2. Investor Criteria

Scope of operations – Industry/tags Industry, Agriculture, Tourism, Traditional Crafts, High Technology.
Phase of grow Early stage – Growth
Most important prerequisites for financing a project Business plan, feasability studies that show the viability of the proposed business activity.
Most important barriers that prevent financing Early stage cash flow is not enough to cover loan monthly payments.
Minimum investment required Start-ups and SMEs having a potential to generate significant value added for the business and the Lebanese economy.
Currently available financial products Loan guarantees

3. Contact details

Contact persons / emails
Address and telephone Hamra street, Picadilly Center
P.O. Box 11-641 – Beirut, Lebanon
Web site