Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KNCCI) is delighted to partner with Xetova Limited which is a technology company developing solutions for Africa’s procurement marketplace that are simple to use and implemented with the aim of transforming processes to be less complex, as a growth driver for SMEs.
This morning the two Organizations represented by KNCCI President Mr. Richard Ngatia and Xetova Founder and CEO Mr. Bramwel Mwalo signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cement the cooperation.
This MOU seeks to progress the WeDeliver Agenda as a holistic technology driven initiative that is designed to support Africa’s large buying organization to include more women-owned businesses to access procurement opportunities and succeed in the marketplace.
The WeDeliver Agenda will ensure that women are linked with procurement opportunities that will expand the market niche for their products and services, thus facilitating the growth of women-owned businesses. By providing access to data that will ease access to flexible trade finance, women-led businesses will access financing to enable them meet the required supply in the procurement marketplace. This partnership will further support the Chamber in delivering data and supply chain digitization and related training for its members in preparation for the WeDeliver Agenda. This MOU is a strategic socio- economic initiative that will advance inclusion of women-owned businesses in the procurement marketplace and business value chains.
KNCCI welcomes the WeDeliver Agenda as a progressive strategy to support women-led businesses, which significantly contribute to job creation and sustainability of livelihoods. KNCCI is committed to ensure inclusion of women-led businesses in all its activities, to advance their full potential and optimize their contribution to the Kenyan economy. Women led businesses constitute a significant part of the Business Membership at KNCCI and continue to enjoy membership benefits in terms of business and trade facilitation.
This article originally appeared at https://www.kenyachamber.or.ke/2021/11/03/kncci-xetova-partnership-to-enhance-access-to-procurement-opportunities-for-women-owned-businesses/ on November 3, 2021.