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Prospero Zambia

Prospero is a UK aid-funded private sector development entity designed to incentivise investment in innovation that will change the way that market systems work and create new growth opportunities for MSMEs. Formerly Private Enterprise Programme Zambia (PEPZ), the organisation focuses on the following high-growth potential sectors: food and agriculture, mining and mining services, tourism and hospitality, investment services and business services.

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Independence Avenue, Lusaka
759 Independence Avenue, Lusaka, Zambia
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Capacity building

Prospero Zambia seeks to create and strengthen sustainable business partnerships between Zambian small medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and large corporations. Their business linkage program provides access to procuring goods and services locally with a socially responsible, gender-sensitive and environmentally sound approach.
Contribute to the creation of 40,600 full time jobs, 40% for women
MSMEs perceived as drivers of job creation and wealth
Help increase MSME profits through greater efficiency
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Capacity building - 1

Business consultants

Prospero Zambia offers business development services (BDS) that gives small businesses a competitive edge by opening the doors to a wide range of professional services that can help them grow. The Nyamuka Zambia business plan competition aims to support entrepreneurs with business ideas in the process drive the economy forward.
Advocacy - change and improve attitudes towards entrepreneurship
Drive underlying market successes through an integrated approach
Assist individual MSMEs with a range of support options
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Business consultants - 1
Business consultants - 2


Prospero Zambia objective is to provide capital and technical assistance to small and medium enterprises through an impact investment fund. The fund's aim is to create an ecosystem that encourages SME creation and growth that builds a pipeline of well-trained and well-run businesses in Zambia.
Fund plans - create 500-1,000 jobs over a 5-year period
Create £30 million in additional investment
Create £47.6m in value added
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Investment - 1
Investment - 2

Contact information

Independence Avenue, Lusaka
759 Independence Avenue, Lusaka, Zambia

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