Finnfund, a Finnish development financier and impact investor, announced today a $10 million commitment to Uhuru Growth Fund I.

Uhuru Growth Fund I is a first-generation fund focusing on high-growth SME and middle-market businesses operating in the consumer-facing and financial services sectors. The fund will seek investments in West African countries including Nigeria, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire and other Francophone West African markets such as Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal.

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