Equity Bank in Embu. The bank is a partner of KfW Development Bank in the granting of microloans in Kenya.

Cooperation with countries in Africa Promoting financial services for small and medium-sized enterprises

Small and medium-sized enterprises provide some 80 per cent of Africa's jobs. In order to support them, the BMZ – together with the African Development Bank, local banks, KfW Entwicklungsbank and the World Bank – is developing financial services such as loans, local currency loans and risk management that are better tailored to the needs of such enterprises.