Something Extra | Friday
Several players in the micro, small and medium enterprises sector operating in western Jamaica turned out at the ‘Breakfast with Finance’ event, held in Montego Bay, St James, recently. Their purpose was to be enlightened about the regional US$25-million Development Credit Authority Loan Portfolio Guarantee programme to assist with financing, without the need for them to provide traditional collaterals to secure funding. The programme is a joint venture being undertaken by the National Commercial Bank, the United States Agency for International Development, and the Development Bank of Jamaica. Here are the highlights.