How to Apply For Uwezo Fund Loan

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Uwezo Fund Application

Here is a guide on how to apply for Uwezo Fund loan. The Uwezo Fund is a vision 2030 flagship program aimed at helping youths, women and disabled people access finances in order to boost businesses and enterprises at the constituency level.

Uwezo Fund therefore is a channel for fostering enterprises, generating employment, stimulating innovation, boosting industry and expanding the economy among other things.

Eligibility Criteria for Uwezo Fund Loan Applicants

(A) Group

  • It must have been registered with the registrar of societies, Cooperatives or the department of social services.
  • Members of the group should be between 18 and 35 years old, whereas the one consisting of women only should be 18 years and above.
  • The group should be operating and also have their office at the constituency in order to make an application considerate.
  • Run a table banking structure where members contribute something monthly according to their internal guideline. Proof of the group’s monthly collection is a requirement.
  • Have an active bank account carrying the name of the group.

(B) Institution

  • Must be a registered entity.
  • The institution must list youth and women groups within in it.

Guide on How To Apply for Uwezo Fund Loan

  1. Make sure that you meet the above eligibility criteria.
  2. Fill in the Uwezo Fund loan application form. It can be downloaded HERE or be obtained at the Constituency Uwezo Fund Management Committee office or CDF offices.
  3. Send the application form accompanied with relevant docs to the Constituency Uwezo Fund Management Committee office.
  4. Wait for notification or respond from the committee.

Uwezo Fund Eligible Loan Amount

(A). For administration of the fund:

  • First come first serve basis,  so long as the loan has been approved and also provided that the committee ensures that their is equitable disbursement of funds in the wards.
  • Minimum loan amounts for groups is Ksh. 50,000 and maximum Ksh. 500,000.

(B). These are the criteria to be used in determining the loan amount a group should be given:

  • Duration the group has been in existence.
  • Amount of money the group has been contributing.
  • Contribution status.
  • Proposed business plan for the loan amount applied by the group.

NB: The loan amount will be 3 times of the group’s savings. It shall not be below Ksh. 50,000 neither more than Ksh. 500,000.

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Uwezo Fund Contacts

Lonrho House, 16th floor, Standard Street.

P.O Box 42009 – 00100, Nairobi

Hotline Number : 0776 154 210

General Line : 0776 154 204

Email :


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