I have been asked by many of my Linked in members to give some background on SEFA, The Small Enterprise Finance Agency.
THe easiest thing to do is to make a few reference cuts from SEFA and then give you a full URL to go and have a look for your self.
I have quite a bit of experience in making SEFA application so just remember if you feel that the process is a bit difficult please contact me. Use the contact form below.
Disclaimer: The following is extracted from the SEFA site. I am not employed by SEFA and do not in any way give any such impression.
I am not employed by SEFA and do not in any way give any such impression. I am an Independent Business Advisor. Dr. Michael J Freestone
The Small Enterprise Finance Agency
The Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SOC) Ltd (sefa) was established on 1st April 2012 as a result of the merger of the South African Micro Apex Fund (samaf), Khula Enterprise Finance Ltd and the small business activities of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). The agency operates as a development finance institution (DFI) and reports to the Department of Small Business Development (DSBD). In line with its mandate, sefa provides financial products and services to qualifying SMMEs and Co-operatives as defined in the National Small Business Act of 1996 and amended in 2004. This sefa accomplishes through a range of wholesale and direct lending channels.
sefa has a national presence with its Head Office located in Centurion, Gauteng.
sefa Direct Lending Products
These are loans that sefa provides directly to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises as well as Co-operatives operating in all sectors of the economy. The facilities range from a minimum of R50 000 to a maximum of R5 million.
Click here to read more or download the sefa Direct Lending Product Brochure