Welcome to the USAID-funded: Enhanced Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Investment and Export Readiness Through a Digital Platform program official application portal. Applications close on April 11th, 2022.
To all Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) operating within Southern Africa that are either already exporting or interested in exporting products to South Africa and/or to the United States by leveraging the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
Are you seeking to raise capital for business expansion?
In partnership with USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub (USAID TradeHub), the AWIEF 8-week program will increase the investor, export readiness and competitiveness of 100 SMEs in the Southern African countries of Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia. The program will help strengthen the governance, regulatory compliance and risk management capabilities of your company.

Application requirements

Applications are now open. Deadline for submission is April 11th, 2022 at 11:59pm Central African Time (CAT).
Contact us at +27 (0)21 826 8878 or info@awieforum.org for any enquiries.
Please ensure that you meet all of the eligibility criteria before applying. We look forward to receiving and going through your applications!
By applying for this program and submitting your information, you are consenting to the use of your data to receive updates regarding this program, and other news updates by AWIEF and USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub.