Structured Finance
Hoisting Solutions Botswana
"CEDA’s equity input allowed Hoisting Solution to grow from an initial reliance on crane hire to eventually purchasing its own crane in May 2012, while the market warmed up to the new brand, resulting in contracts in throughout Botswana". Ian Nuttal- Smith
Tao Investments Pty
"You must not be afraid to take risks or take on debt to advance your business. Even as the business looks like it’s failing, you have to work even harder to succeed because it is your business and your responsibility after all". Edward Motsewabeng
Little Hippo Farms
"CEDA officials checked my CV and saw that I already had extensive financial management experience and thus would not require further training. The business got on its feet early in 2012 after I received the approval of my loan". Luke Chikahonda

Welcome to CEDA

The Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) was established by the Government of the Republic of Botswana to provide financial and technical support for business development with a view to promote viable and sustainable citizen owned business enterprises.


CEDA was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee on the April 12th, 2001 and commenced operations in June 2001...


Since inception, CEDA has financed over 5000 projects


CEDA loans with sub-prime rates of 5% and 7.5% allow start-ups to access capital. CEDA loans are payable up to a maximum of 15 years, allowing investors to settle in and grow their business.

What are the payment options that are available?