March 22, 2011
On February 16th and 17th, the Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST) with the support of Hivos and, Citi Foundation, held its first financial fair in Estern Africa.
A total of 22 participants from Tanzania and Kenya. took part in the FFF in Arusha, Tanzania, including FAST lenders, SME producers and lending institutions looking for financing. Almost 17 million $ US were requested in financing during the one-on-one meetings, as also verified through the gathered financing requests.